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‘Subway surfing kills’: New campaign highlights deadly consequences of growing issue

Posted on AllSides September 5th, 2023
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Amid an ongoing wave of New York City subway surfing fatalities, including a 15-year-old Staten Islander in May, officials have kicked off a new campaign designed to discourage the dangerous stunt and save lives. On Tuesday, the MTA, alongside Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul, unveiled a new public information campaign developed by local teenagers to educate their peers on the potentially fatal consequences of riding atop New York City’s trains and subways. “Riding outside a train car is subway stupidity and never ends well,”...

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