New York's subway systems are switching to gender inclusive announcements

New York's subway systems are switching to gender inclusive announcements

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Congrats to the New York subway system for making an active attempt to be less awful.

While commuters still have to deal with their fair share of overcrowding and delays, on Friday, New York’s PIX11 announced that the city’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is taking an important step in promoting equality: switching to gender inclusive announcements.

The MTA’s trains and busses will reportedly be doing away with automated announcements that include gender-specific terms like “ladies and gentlemen.” Instead, they’ll be replaced with more inclusive language like “passengers,” “riders,” and “everyone.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable | New York's subway systems are switching to gender inclusive announcements

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