(ZERO HEDGE) -- In more signs of the times, and perhaps further evidence the city has reached its "expiration date" amid both the Covid-induced economic slowdown and exploding crime, the New York City subway has seen windows smashed by the hundreds in recent weeks and months.
The MTA has counted more than 400 smashed and destroyed windows over the course of the summer and has documented at least 63 train cars which were attacked with a bat, hammer, pole, or pipe by one or more serial vandals. It's to the point that service itself on some lines are now under threat.
The financially strapped MTA doesn't appear to have an answer either, other than to observe the past trend that suggests economic decay above often results in an uptick in both vandalism and graffiti on the trains below.
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