2003_6_subwaytile.jpgSubway riders have been slipping from the new, imported tile installed at the 86th Street and Lexington subway station. The rain and wet have make the tiles more slippery: A passenger tells Newsday, "It's wet enough for somebody to go sliding right over the edge." Newsday also reports that the same tile will installed at a number of stations undergoing renovation, including Grand Central. Deirdre Parker, NYC Transit spokesperson says, the tile continues to be used in spite of accidents because "it's easier to clean, and maintain, and is more durable than, say, concrete or something."