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New York’s MTA might warn riders not to remove AirPods on the subway because it’s tired of picking them up

  • New York’s MTA is considering a public service announcement that would ask passengers not to remove Apple AirPods while getting on or off the subway.
  • The MTA has seen an increase in AirPod rescues after people drop them on the tracks.
  • Rescues can be dangerous and lead to train delays.

New York’s MTA is considering a public service announcement that would ask subway riders not to remove Apple AirPods while getting on or off the subway, according to The Wall Street Journal.

In the report, The Wall Street Journal quoted MTA maintenance supervisor Steven Dluginski, who said the MTA uses a “picker-upper thing” to rescue lost AirPods. But, given the summer heat and increased sweat, Dluginski said he has found an uptick in the number of AirPods that have fallen on the tracks…