First time in 25 years, no buses, no subways in all 5 boroughs since yesterday early morning. It's pretty bad.
Transit strike leaves New Yorkers out in cold
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Millions of New Yorkers trekked to and from work Wednesday in below-freezing temperatures as the union behind the two-day-old transit strike returned to court to fight $1 million-a-day fines.
Meanwhile, the leader of the union's international arm urged all members to end the strike and "report to work."
On Tuesday, state Supreme Court Justice Theodore Jones found the Transport Workers Union in contempt for ignoring two injunctions barring its workers from striking. (Full story)
New York's Taylor Law forbids transit workers from striking, and the city and state pressed the judge to impose hefty penalties.
Jones has yet to rule on whether a second union, the Amalgamated Transit Union, also will be fined for participating in the strike.