Transit Workers Union president Roger Toussaint announced that no progress had been made. From the news footage, he seemed negative...but then said he was hopeful a contract could be reached with precious little time. Other union leaders - Randi Weingartern of the teachers' union and Patrick Lynch from the policemen's union - also appeared and spoke to support the TWU. There are rumors that the union will "freeze the clock" but nothing has been confirmed.
WNBC is reporting that Mayor Bloomberg is heading to the Office of Emergency Management's offices, to stand by in case he needs to stay there for the night (mink lined pajamas? gold-plated toothbrush? Steiff teddy?). Guess he's not going to mediate!