SI Artist proposes safety rail to avoid more subway deaths

Posted at 10:40 AM, Feb 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-19 10:40:58-05

After a number of people were killed on subway tracks, a Staten Island artist says he has a solution to keep riders safe.

The safety rail ladder would be used as a step ladder for people who find themselves on the tracks — in need of a quick escape.

So far, transit officials are blowing off the idea.