When thousands of low-wage transit workers, most of which have trouble making ends meet, decide to not report to work for weeks or collect a paycheck, often at the inconvenience of millions of others who rely on them.
The New York City transit strike left millions of New York area residents without transportation to work or school.
by chrisjur December 21, 2005
When underpaid transit workers attempt to get their way by not working, therefore screwing everyone working/living/playing in town
The recent transit strike made me walk across the Brooklyn Bridge!... This fucking transit strike fouled up the Green and Market-Frankford lines. Can I have a taxi, please?
by New Brunswick Station (subchat) March 22, 2006