S/O to the always intrepid reporter Greg Mocker of PIX 11 News for shining a much-needed light on this crucial issue. This is the crux of the matter, in a nutshell, the MTA is hellbent on removing the vital presence of transit workers from the deepest train stations in the entire system, the 168th, 181st and 191st 1 Train stations and Union Local 100 is fighting desperately to hold the line.
The Uptown Collective believes that our Uptown train stations should be staffed by transit workers around the clock as they have been for decades now. To remove them and reassign them elsewhere is an affront. The union is asking commuters to call 212-878-7448 to demand the workers stay in the stations but we have tried the number several times without any success.