Bloomberg's Busybodies


Give the puritans a victory on smoking bans, and see what slides down the slippery slope:

Moving between cars—as well as resting one's feet on the seats, sipping from an open container (even a cup of coffee) and straddling a bicycle while riding the subway—will be prohibited under a new set of passenger rules adopted by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's transit committee yesterday, the first such rule changes since 1994.

Hands up! This is the MTA! Drop that coffee, lawbreaker. And for chrissakes, get your feet off the seat.

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