call somebody. I might be calling dad for help, [for example].”] NEW YORK—The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has initiated plans to offer cell phone service in the subway system, although the perk may be a few years away. The MTA is currently testing service at stations along the 14th St. subway line and expects to get the entire system wired by 2014.
While this may be great for emergency calls or to let your colleagues know that you are running late, would anyone want to be subjected to constant cell phone chatter while riding the train? The Epoch Times asked: "Do you want cell service on the subway?"
(All photos: The Epoch Times) in some kind of an emergency. I would love to have the option to be able to use it when I need it.”] a higher decibel level than [during] normal conversation. So the babble is going to drive people crazy.”]