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Statement on Transit Strike

Saturday, January 01, 1966

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Direct appeal to the people of the city and report of negotiations between the Transport Workers Union and the Transit Authority. Emergency plans for maintaining essential city services. Increased police department coverage to ease traffic flow. Contingency plan for Monday's travel. Only 25% of those who normally come to Manhattan will be able to do so. List of voluntary restrictions. Impact on schools, business, and shipping.


This announcement likely precedes the one in 70649.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 70652
Municipal archives id: T1708

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John V. Lindsay

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