Filmmaker Shows New Yorkers Tripping on Subway Step - Over and Over

Filmmaker Dean Petersen noticed a troublesome step at the 36th Street subway exit in Brooklyn, and decided to find out how many people tripped over it. Video evidence shows this hazard in action.

Petersen notes in the video that one of the stairs is "a fraction of an inch higher" than all the other stairs, enough of a difference to trip hundreds of people every day.

Boing Boing notes that since the video was released and spread across the web, the MTA has closed the offending stairwell.

Full Story: Video of New Yorkers tripping on subway step

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