There are more important issues riders have to deal with vendors selling products in the subways. The same is true for transit police.
Riders have to deal with conductors who close the doors while crossing the platform attempting to transfer from a local to an express train. Try looking for the proper way to depose of your old newspaper as more trash cans are removed from more stations.
Riders have to deal with aggressive panhandlers, eating as if one is at home or restaurant, those hogging two seats, and acrobatic performers swinging from subway car poles.
Women are periodically accosted by gropers, while perverts engage in other unhealthy sexual activities.
Many have grown tired dealing with rats, mice and litter. New York City Transit should consider installing separate cans for recycling newspapers, plastic and glass along with regular garbage.
Selling advertising on the side of cans could generate revenue to help cover the costs of more frequent off-peak and late-night collection and disposal.