Yes. That's sad.
In the metro this morning they have added bar to prevent homeless to sleep on the benches :( That's mean.
Image description of Twitter screenshot for original post. CW: public transport companies being an ass to people
Screenshot of a Twitter thread:
«Damn, the benches were fucking up the budget that much? That's crazy. @MTA@twitter.com»
Reply by "NYCT Subway. Wear a Mask. [verified tick]" @NYCTSubway@twitter.com
«Hi, Jeremy. Benches were removed from stations to prevent the homeless from sleeping on them. JP»
Reply to second post, by anonymised user:
«"We have inconvenienced you and made the station more inaccessible to the pregnant, disabled and elderly, but you must understand that lets us inflict further misery on people without homes."»
@kingu_platypus_gidora how horrific. Check out that “we prefer classist dehumanisation to sounding like we’re cash-strap” vibe...
Apparently it was a tweet from early February 2021, and they deleted it shortly after.
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