NYC Getting ‘High-Heel-Friendly’ Subway Grates

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The MTA has announced the completion of its new ventilation facility, paired with new sidewalk grates that feature slip-resistant surfaces and smaller half-inch openings between crossbars to make them safer and more convenient for pedestrians wearing high heels. What do you think?

“It’s nice to see some positive grate-related news for a change.”

Hugh Ballard • Landfill Sweeper

“Wonderful! Manhattan’s streets are always so congested with dozens of trapped women.”

Stella Connolly • Backup Sommelier


“Feminism is turning this country into a place I don’t recognize.”

Steve Cusimano • Blade Inspector