Today, the NY Times reported on a new study from the Straphangers Campaign on the cleanliness of the
According to the article, “wet, sticky spots on the train floor, chicken bones, nut shells, spilled coffee, hot dogs and ‘lots and lots of rolling bottles’ often greet subway passengers who travel on the E and the Q trains.” If I had to step over half-eaten hot dogs and peanut shells, I wouldn’t be so disturbed. But what they forgot to mention is the abundance of muggers, pick-pocketers and all-out crazies who favor this particular line. Perhaps there is a connection between cleanliness and criminality?
And now here’s the real twist – the L train was voted the cleanest line in NYC. Who would have thunk it? I guess all of those white hipsters living in Bushwick learned how to properly dispose of garbage during their boarding school days. From now on, I’m taking the bus.