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Press Release
November 21, 2005
IMMEDIATE
MTA Statement on TWU Charges


The TWU charges are ludicrous. The MTA proposal to spend the surplus on fare initiatives, service improvements and the $450 million one time payment to pension funds is a carefully calibrated use of a non-recurring surplus. As far as specific proposals in the bargaining, it is simply too early in the process to comment publicly on items currently under discussion.