Removing Trash Cans From Subway Stations Somehow Reduces Litter, MTA Declares
A counter intuitive pilot program aimed at reducing garbage in subway stations by removing trash cans appears, against all logic, to be working.
Updated: Jan 28, 2014 3:56 PM
Trash Can-less Train Stations Are Trashy, Say East Siders
"The MTA should toss out this plan and put the garbage cans back," quips City Council member Jessica Lappin.
Updated: Oct 12, 2012 12:40 PM
War On Rats: MTA Pulls Trash Cans From More Subway Stations
Will people actually carry their trash outside instead of throwing it on the tracks or leaving it on the platform?
Updated: Aug 30, 2012 12:22 PM
Coming Soon To A Subway Station Near You: Fewer Trash Cans
The MTA's experiment, in which it removes trash cans from stations to reduce station litter, is going to expand to a few more stations this summer.
Updated: May 21, 2012 4:01 PM
Removing Garbage Cans Actually Helps Keep Stations Clean
Remember last year when the MTA decided to try an experiment and remove the trash cans two subway stops? And how we were all kind of skeptical? Well, it apparently has been working.
Updated: Feb 20, 2012 4:20 PM
MTA Trashes Subway Trash Bins To Reduce Trash
If you take away the subway platform trash cans, will there be less subway platform trash? The MTA is very interested in finding an answer to that very zen question.
Updated: Oct 25, 2011 1:57 PM
NYC Is Turning Over 25,000 Corner Trash Cans
In case you're wondering whether the rats have started fortifying themselves for the storm underneath garbage can forts...fear not.
Updated: Aug 27, 2011 1:08 PM
MTA Trashes Wordy Old Garbage Cans
The old look, left (martinstelbring's flickr), and the new look, right
Updated: Apr 18, 2011 7:06 PM
Councilman Wants to See City Filled With Trashy Ads
City Councilman David Yassky announced a plan yesterday for the city to
Updated: Sep 15, 2008 12:47 PM
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