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straphanger

straphanger
A hanger, 1 in the form of a strap.
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The Straphangers Campaign, a transit advocacy group, released its 9th annual Shmutz Report last week rating the cleanliness of the city's subway lines.
In 2011," the Straphangers Campaign continued, "the agency sent out those sorts of alerts for "controllable" incidents (those not involving circumstances like sick passengers and police investigations) 2,967 times.
The female fronted NYHC band the Straphangers will go on at 8pm.
Sure Mayor Mike takes the subway just like everyone else, although most straphangers don't have an armed escort into the core of the Big Apple.
That makes retaining the tax break even more crucial, said Gene Russianoff of the Straphangers Campaign.
This cult of the written word was something that always intrigued Western intellectuals, who looked--often with a certain envy--toward a country where the taxi drivers recited poetry and the straphangers held highbrow literary journals in their hands as they lurched from side to side on their endless commutes.
Underground travellers from different centuries and decades show and tell their experiences in Underground cars; straphangers, escalators, lifts, tickets, the Twopenny Tube and the two world wars all have a say in showing how men, women and children used and worked for London Transport and its predecessors.
On the MTA's rider survey in 2007, the L received a C+ from riders, only marginally better than the M--despite the fact that the transit advocacy group Straphangers Campaign has in recent years given high marks to the L for timeliness, reliability and the clarity of the public address system.
I have the worry that a lot of my Colleagues have," Gene Russianoff, chief attorney for the Straphangers campaign, told me before the measure was defeated.
For example, the Straphangers Campaign project, which measures the effectiveness of New York City's transit service, was able to improve the Transit Authority's accountability with well-informed transportation data to citizens, and to encourage communication between citizens and transit officials for purposes of including citizen opinions in measuring their performance.
For example, the Straphangers Campaign, a project of the New York Public Interest Research Group, does an outstanding job measuring and reporting on the performance of New York City Subways.
Shades of Me and My Brother: Ranting all the while, Orlovsky leads Frank down into the subway, where the filmmaker records his longtime star serenading expressionless straphangers with a snatch of an aria from Pagliacci and a toneless "Home on the Range.