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December 11, 2018 2:45 pm

Subway Scam Criticizes Construction Unions With Grinch-Themed Parody

A fast and efficient subway system is on most New Yorkers’ Christmas lists this year but with Gary “the Grinch” LaBarbera and his construction unions calling the shots, this holiday… Read More
June 20, 2018 11:59 am

What Do New Yorkers Think About the New York Subway?

Well, we asked them—and it’s not pretty. According to New Yorkers, their morning commute is not only dirty and delayed, but their subway system pales in comparison to other transit… Read More
May 31, 2018 3:39 pm

Subway Scam Videos Criticize Union Officials

We recently released two new videos criticizing Gary LaBarbera, president of New York City’s Building and Construction Trades Council (BCTC), and other BCTC-affiliated union officials for their part in hiking… Read More
April 5, 2018 12:10 pm

Subway Scam Ads Hit New York City

Today, we ran a full-page advertisement in the New York Post, criticizing Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) for inserting a $1.5 million line item into his … Read More
March 28, 2018 6:35 pm

NY1 News Covers Subway Scam Campaign

New York City’s NY1 News recently covered our “Subway Scam” campaign, featuring our website, video, and Midtown billboards. NY1 News noted that “a recent New York Times series, as well… Read More
March 22, 2018 11:07 am

Subway Scam Billboards Hit New York City

The Center for Union Facts—a national union watchdog organization—has officially launched “Subway Scam,” highlighting the trade unions that have made New York’s subway system dirty, delayed, and dangerous. The new campaign specifically focuses… Read More
March 16, 2018 10:23 pm

Digging Deep: How Unions are Making New York’s Subway Suck

Increasing delays are tormenting millions of subway riders every day. The leaders entrusted to expand New York’s regional transit network have paid the highest construction costs in the world, spending… Read More
March 16, 2018 4:45 pm

Photo Quiz: New York City vs. The World

New York’s subway system has fallen behind and pales in comparison to other less expensive systems around the world. Click each image to reveal the subway and city where the… Read More
March 14, 2018 7:47 pm

Gary LaBarbera: Engineer Of New York City’s Subway Scam

Gary LaBarbera’s official job title is President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (BCTC). Lately, his job has been to defend the indefensible. “We live… Read More