Transit Workers Union Presents 10-Point Plan to Help Fix NYC Subways

To balance the new spending, the TWU needs to be flexible on work rules when it negotiates with the MTA, such as staffing trains with only one worker and training station agents to handle emergencies on the tracks, said Rich Barone, vice president for transportation at the nonprofit Regional Plan Association.

“There needs to also be some efficiencies and givebacks to allow the MTA to do some of the things that they’re suggesting,” Barone said. “The MTA cannot just keep adding more full-time staff.”

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