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What is this the Titanic? Har har. No, but really, this just seems nice. The MTA reported that "children are almost always able to find seats, even under heavy loads," and that men were more likely to be standing, "probably because New York's gentlemen do live up to cultural expectations regarding giving up seats to ladies and children." Anecdotally, that last bit seems like sort of a stretch, but sure. Let's assume this to be true.