What Makes Subways Safe? Harasser Bans? Women-Only Cars?

From January to April 21 of this year, the NYPD recorded 283 sex crimes, including felonies and misdemeanors, in the New York City transit system. That’s a 28 percent increase from the 221 complaint reports made in the same four-month span last year. Reports of harassment - forcible bumping and grinding, lewd comments, indecent exposure, public masturbation, and abuse - in underground subway tunnels have persisted, and New York legislators are renewing their commitments to curb it.

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