Public Interface Observation – Subway Turnstiles

I observed a some turnstiles where people swipe their Metrocard to enter the 4th Ave/9th Street subway station in the afternoon. This station is not as as high traffic as some stations in Manhattan, so people do not typically queue and crowd around the turnstiles. I think this is reflected in that there are not as many turnstiles, though I would assume that they are designed for efficiency, so people can get through as quickly as possible, and to be foolproof, to ensure fare is paid, without being too inconvenient to use.

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