Man’s Video Prompts MTA To Fix NY Subway Station Stairs

  • Behold another fine example of the power of the Internet. Dean Peterson decided to make a video about a peculiar set of stairs at the 36 Street subway station in New York City, posting it online on Wednesday. The Brooklyn man noticed that one of the steps was just a fraction of inch shorter than the others, leading people to constantly trip or fall while climbing it.

  • A day later, this photo surfaced on Reddit:

    And this:

    His video, viewed more than 300,000 times in 12 hours, made the MTA take notice. So the next time you find a set of stairs that’s a little funky (and that thousands of people use daily), make a video. You might just make a difference.