New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority may ban food on subways after a trash fire caused commuting chaos on Monday.
Litter left on the subway tracks has been a longstanding issue for the MTA. The state-run agency first tried to eliminate the issue in 2012 by getting rid of trash cans in stations. The controversial experiment was meant to encourage commuters to carry their trash outside.
But the five-year trial run of the garbage bin removal project proved unsuccessful, and the MTA closed the experiment in May.
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Source: http://www.businessinsider.com (via The Empire Report)