The map shows the new Q train stations at 72nd, 86th and 96th streets along Second Avenue, which is the first portion of the line scheduled to open December 2016. It also adds the W train in Queens and Manhattan. Advertisements
Support is growing for the full 18-month shutdown of the L train’s East River tunnel. The Riders Alliance, a grassroots transit group, released a survey Tuesday showing that 77% of the 350 L train riders polled wanted the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to entirely close the Canarsie tunnel and get the work done as fast as possible.
That’s the message of the Patrolman’s Benevolent Association new 7-figure TV ad campaign, which is set to air on Monday. The ad follows Jennifer, the wife of an NYPD officer and mother of three young girls, as she recounts the financial hardships her family faces as they try to survive on a city cop’s salary.
“Throughout the past 13 days of negotiations at the Department of Labor, I have observed firsthand the parties’ good faith commitment to narrowing differences and forging an agreement that helps workers and the company,” Perez said in a statement Friday.
Elected TWU local 100 union rep Willie Rivera used a derogatory slur “tranny” to attack union member Tramell Thompson. “Tranny” is a slur that carries a long history of hatred, violence and oppression.
40 plus days has passed since the Verizon workers went on strike before TWU Local 100 decided to support. This effort was nothing more than a propaganda stunt and wasn’t genuine. Local 100 didn’t attempt to mobilize any of their members in a effort to effectively support the striking Verizon workers. What are your thoughts on this topic?