New PSAs on NYC Subway Warn Against 'Train Surfing'

Either this is an actual PSA because “surfing the train” is an actual problem in the New York City subway, or this is the raddest prank of the year.

Has anybody ever tried to surf a BART?

[via PaperTowel]


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9 Responses to “New PSAs on NYC Subway Warn Against 'Train Surfing'”

  1. plumpy says:

    Never heard the term, but it has its own Wikipedia page!

  2. kevin says:

    Those ads are a couple of years old. There was a pretty high profile train surfing death in NYC awhile ago, and I think they are a reaction to that.

  3. alyssa says:

    “read inside, get there alive” nice.

  4. James O'Boston says:

    Uh. it’s real and has been for a while. You guys seem so naive at times. SF is the NYC of the west – even has a Union Square. Don’t blow it!

  5. rachel says:

    wtf – riding any muni bus in SF while standing is like surfing

  6. Nick Fisher says:

    They have been up for 10 years at least. Here is a pic I took back in ’01.

  7. NYCKid says:

    Lol you dumbasses. The only reason you’ve never heard of it is because your city fucking sucks and has no character.