Straphangers Campaign: "Subway shmutz" survey shows decline in train cleanliness

The watchdog group rated subway cars following the

The watchdog group rated subway cars following the MTA’s own standards. (March 21, 2014 7:50 AM)

The latest "subway shmutz" report is out, and it says that the city's subway cars aren't getting any cleaner.

According to the Straphangers Campaign, only 43 percent of subway cars citywide are clean, compared to 52 percent in the 2011 survey. Despite the decline, it says that the budgeted cleaning staff has remained largely the same.

The report names the D line as the dirtiest with...

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