Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Also, if you could jump down on the tracks and pick up all the garbage you see, that would be a great help, too.

Unwilling to spend real money (we're getting around to it!) on real subway safety measures, the laughably mismanaged MTA calls on its overpaying customers to do its work for them. Also, their lawyers probably see this ad campaign as a first line of defense against the lawsuits to come when nobody sees the something on a 6 train that blows Grand Central Station the hell up.

1. The MTA. Very Anal.
2. conEdison. FULL OF IT.


Blogger dancing at gunpoint said...

The MTA fails at everything except failure itself. Of that, it is king!

11:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

16 million eyes, 1/8 of which need assistance to see correctly. Terror lurks on the bridge of a nose.

12:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Next they may post individual close-ups of eyes just above the seats to give the impression that you are constantly being observed by blank stares.

It could prevent would be criminals and guilt trip the purse snatcher as he runs into the empty car ahead and finds a mob of necessarily divers, blank stares peering on him with condemnation.

The entire NY transit system is redeemed!

12:26 PM  
Blogger New York Punk said...

When I saw this, I started wondering why didn't show a veiled face as well. Would've been super politically correct.

4:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I try not to see something down there.

6:33 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

Damn, you beat me to it. Couldn't have said it better myself.

7:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Here in Ottawa, our local transpo uses the same slogan (they even go as far as to acknowledge that they stole it from NYC) except "If you see something, say something" is illustrated with two penguins in Bermuda shorts.

This is all to say... it could be worse.

10:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We have the same slogan ("if you see something, say something") in Chicago. The eyes are creepy, but I'm all for stepping up to the plate and saying something. Too many people "mind their own business." I've taken a report of a woman who was beaten while people watched because no one wanted to step in. Grow some balls people.

9:58 PM  
Blogger ninaberries said...

omg i just saw something. so i'm going to say it. right here on this blog. i saw this girl in my office wearing tapered capri pants and a 3/4 length sleeve shirt with a bad dye job making copies of her rental agreement.

7:18 PM  
Blogger ninaberries said...

update: they were "cropped jeans" with a very low rise. i just saw her g-string, too.

7:42 PM  

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