2007_01_condom.jpgTaking a ride on the N train will have a whole new meaning with Mayor Mike’s recent plans to distribute “NYC” brand condoms that are packaged to resemble different subway lines. As the Post reports, this new initiative will distribute millions of these condoms throughout the city and bring New Yorkers one step closer to the stark reality that NYC has the highest rate of AIDS/HIV in the nation.

While existing resources and organizations are widely available and networked throughout the city, this is the most proactive and market-savvy approach taken by the city to date, especially compared to previous efforts (.PDF file). One million condoms might not be enough in this big city, but just remember, if you’re going to get yours, then get yours.