Subway Graffiti Is on the Rise in New York City

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The number of subway graffiti artworks in New York City is climbing steadily after taking a significant dip in the last few years, according to reports by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA).

Since the beginning of 2022, the agency has reported 209 incidents of graffiti on subways in the city, set to beat a total of 300 in 2021. There were only 208 and 297 in 2020 and 2019, respectively. Current numbers are on track to reach 2018’s relative high of 443 incidents.


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