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Transit workers neglect removing gum drops from concrete floors: MTA prez

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Transit workers neglect removing gum drops from concrete floors: MTA prez

If the gunked-up floor in your subway station appears to have been neglected, it's because it has been.

 

Transit workers don't bother removing gum from concrete floors even though they are diligent about scrubbing it off more expensive granite and porcelain tiling, NYC Transit President Howard Roberts said Wednesday. The agency in the past has not held the two types of flooring to the same standard of "cleanliness and appearance," Roberts said after an MTA committee meeting.

 

Full story: nydailynews_logo.gif icon_offsite.png - January 31, 2008

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Is it regular station workers that sweep and change the garbage bags that are suppose to do this?

 

Because if so, I sort of don't blame because there should be a special team for that.

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Transit workers neglect removing gum drops from concrete floors: MTA prez

 

 

Full story: nydailynews_logo.gif icon_offsite.png - January 31, 2008

wtf? if people can't be considerate enough to throw their gum in the trash can then let their subway station floor be a gum filled haven for them and let them step on their own gum.

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People can be nasty, when I wear my helmut and I see them pull that crap I give them a stare and most of the time they do the right thing.

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I remember the late 80's early 90's the platforms were covered in gum. Nasty!

the platforms still have gum today! lol

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the platforms still have gum today! lol

 

They're not as bad as when you were a baby or even born for that matter.

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They're not as bad as when you were a baby or even born for that matter.

i somewhat remember my baby subway riding experiences. i can imagine it right now the 40 Slants on the B coming in 25th Avenue lol

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