NYC May Install “Pee Detectors” In Subway Elevators

New York City’s NBC affiliate reports:

The MTA is sniffing around on testing pee-detection technology that alerts staff to clean wet and smelly messes in subway elevators.

Richard Davey, president of New York City Transit, said Monday at a City Council transportation committee hearing that the agency is exploring urine sensors in station elevators that sometimes double as de facto bathrooms.

“It’s ‘problem solving 101’ for us at Transit,” Davey told THE CITY. “So anytime I see someone in New York, outside of New York, doing something interesting, I’m happy to steal good ideas.”

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