I can't fault them for picking a defense contractor, given all the public pressure to make the subways more secure,
More Quotes from Gene Russianoff:Arbitration - in which the rank and file will have no vote - is a recipe for potential unrest for years to come.
I'm worried about the politicians trying to use the money for things that make them look good and still leave the riders holding the bag.
I'm not big on the mayor taking the subway, ... That doesn't make up for the fact that he cut the city's contribution to the MTA capital program from 100 million a year to 75 million. It doesn't make up for his voting for the first fare hike and cuts in elevator operators and station booth attendants.
Before the strike, there was considerable sympathy for the workers, but once the strike began, that clearly changed. The real winners are neither labor or management but the public that desperately wanted their subways and buses back.
The only pledge I'd believe is, if either one or both of them said, 'I'm going to be mayor in 2007 and, if the MTA has a deficit, I'll fill it with city money,'
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