Another reason not to spit on the Gold Line

The Source, the blog published by the Metro transit agency, today reviewed crime statistics on the system’s rail lines in the wake of recent stabbings, including one on the Gold Line that runs through Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles and Northeast L.A.  This year’s crime figures through August show that major crime on the Gold Line, however, remains relatively low, with 11 petty thefts and five aggravated assaults among the major crimes reported. However, the L.A. County Sheriff deputies that patrol the trains and stations were kept busy issuing 3,838 citations for small infractions ranging from failing to buy tickets to urination.  Here’s the break down:

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  1. They should give a pass on the urination. There ain’t no place to go once you are in the transit system — and it can take a long time to get where you are going and make transfers (plus the time you had to wait)! When you gotta go, you gotta go!

    Until there are restrooms on the trains, and at the bus stops, what choice do you end up with?

  2. What’re you, a puppy who can type? It’s called holding it.

  3. Mark (a different one)

    It’s a whole new market for Depends.

  4. Ha! A puppy who can’t type. Cute.

  5. Mark, you are an idiot.

  6. are u serious Mark, or was it a bad joke?

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