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Ed Wytkind Discusses Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump on America’s Workforce Radio

Did you miss TTD President Ed Wytkind discussing Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on America’s Work Force Radio on Monday? You’re in luck — you can listen to the show here on the MoveAmerica blog. In a recent blog about the Trump-Pence platform, TTD highlighted that the platform obliterates funding for mass transit, slashes Amtrak funding, and destroys collective […]

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I’ve Got This. Well Not So Much.

Donald Trump will be coronated tonight as the Republican nominee for President. Americans will then be faced with trying to understand what a Trump presidency means for themselves, their loved ones, their jobs, their communities and their country. What will be obvious tonight and in the weeks ahead is that Trump wants voters to believe […]

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Meet the Governor Pence You Won’t Meet Tonight Under the Cleveland Lights

By Ed Wytkind

Donald Trump says he’ll make America great by being tough on trade, building things and creating jobs. Sure, it sounds good, but Trump is forgetting one thing: actions really do speak louder than words. Not only has Trump failed to share any semblance of a plan for how he’ll do the things he so arrogantly […]

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Trump’s GOP Platform Won’t Make America Work

By Ed Wytkind

After a quick review of what the GOP platform has in store for our nation’s transportation system and working people, one thing is clear: tonight’s theme at Donald Trump’s coronation — “Make America Work” — needs a tweak. We have a few suggestions, like “Make America Lose as Many Jobs as Possible.” Or “Make America’s […]

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13 Frightful Transportation Facts

If you think Freddy Krueger is scary, take a look at the state of our transportation system. Much of the blame should be directed at the politicians who have let the austerity zombies win. If these facts don’t make your skin crawl, we don’t know what will.   Skeleton Crew Running Freight Trains? Here’s a […]

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Congress Should Put the Brakes on Hair Testing Bus and Truck Drivers

Too often Washington is a place where all good ideas go to die and where bad ideas flourish. The latest bad idea? Some in the commercial motor vehicle industry are pressuring Congress to undermine scientists and established protocol in order to allow the industry to use an unsubstantiated form of drug testing: hair specimen testing. […]

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Hear Larry Willis Discuss Fast Track, Amtrak, and the Surface Transportation Reauthorizations on America’s Work Force Radio

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Did you miss TTD Secretary-Treasurer Larry Willis discussing Fast Track and the Amtrak and surface transportation reauthorizations on America’s Work Force Radio on Monday? You’re in luck — you can listen to the show here on the MoveAmerica blog. TTD stands with the AFL-CIO in opposition to Fast Track: as Larry points out in the interview, in the […]

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Hear Ed Wytkind Discuss TTD’s 2015 Agenda on America’s Work Force Radio

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Did you miss TTD President Ed Wytkind discussing our 2015 transportation agenda on America’s Work Force Radio on Monday? You’re in luck — you can listen to the show here on the MoveAmerica blog. This past weekend TTD met with the leaders of our 32 affiliate unions to set our 2015 agenda, and, as Ed said on […]

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The New ttd.wec Goes Live!

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Things look a little different around here at ttd.wec: as of today we have a brand new website design, which is sleeker, more modern, and more navigable. With this website we will have the tools to better drive our policy agenda and initiatives on behalf of the women and men who operate, maintain, build, and […]

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Hear Ed Wytkind Discuss the Election on America’s Work Force Radio

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Did you miss TTD President Ed Wytkind discussing the midterm elections on America’s Work Force Radio yesterday? You’re in luck — you can listen to the show here. Races across the country are looking tight, and there’s an enormous amount at stake for workers and for our transportation infrastructure. “The folks that know something about the infrastructure […]

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