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MTA Pulls Plug on Hundreds of Subway Emergency Exit Alarms Near Staffed Token Booths

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TWC News: MTA Pulls Plug on Hundreds of Subway Emergency Exit Alarms Near Staffed Token Booths
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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has pulled the plug on hundreds of alarms on emergency exits in the subway.

The MTA said riders complained about the high-pitched ringing, prompting them to cut around 450 alarms, but only those located next to staffed token booths.

The alarms were quietly removed last year.

The noise still sounds when riders improperly use emergency exits that do not have MTA staff nearby.

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