Voice of the NY Subway system
Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:08 PM
Several readers offer comments about the announcements and the need for expanded use of "the next train to arrive" digital messages now being phased in. One expresses concern that the gender specific directives are offered in a female voice ("the next stop will be") while the male voice directs people to stop blocking the doors, etc.
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 01:11 AM
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:26 AM
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