A Push to Return Transit Manufacturing to New York – NYTimes.com

16 Oct

At the conference, John Samuelsen, the president of Local 100 of the Transport Workers Union, who eight days later would deliver a rousing speech at the Occupy Wall Street protest on behalf of working families, made the simple but meaningful case that people using the transit system should be the people making the transit system. “We have the talent to do to this; we have full-blown engineers now doing signal work because they can’t find jobs,” he said.

via A Push to Return Transit Manufacturing to New York – NYTimes.com.

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