‘I feel pretty safe, but I’m careful’: NYC straphangers speak out on subway safety after recent shootings

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Two weeks after the mass shooting inside of a Brooklyn subway stop and a day after a man was gunned at a Queens train station, safety is on the lips and minds of New Yorkers as they enter the hustle and bustle of the transit system.

For many traversing underground to board a train, the instant before rolling through the turnstile has become a tense moment. Still, the subway system is the only (and most affordable) way some commuters can make it to work.

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