Thumbs up on Stringer, Thumbs down on the MTA

One of HollabackNYC’s street harassment heroes, Scott Stringer, has gone to bat for a better New York City again. After creating a report exposing the extent of street harassment and groping on the New York City subways, he decided to launch a subway ad campaign to create public awareness on the issue. (HollabackNYC has been pushing for this since 2005). Unfortunately, the MTA, the agency that seemingly never runs out of bad ideas, has decided that a public education campaign might actually encourage more lewd behavior.

Um, right. Clearly it’s too much education that’s causes men to torment women for sport.

To read the Post’s article, click here. For Gothamist’s article, click here.

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