NEW YORK (AP) — Riders on New York Metropolis subways and buses are getting an earful, because of some well-known hometown voices.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Friday launched a marketing campaign that has celebrities together with Jerry Seinfeld, Whoopi Goldberg and Awkwafina making the bulletins heard at subway stations, on trains and buses.
The MTA mentioned the bulletins will run for at the very least a month, and spotlight the significance of mask-wearing and different coronavirus pandemic security measures.
“As we begin to look past the pandemic, we hope this new set of bulletins will remind our clients of what makes New York so particular,” mentioned interim New York Metropolis Transit president Sarah Feinberg in a press release.
The scripts have been written in a collaboration between the MTA and Nico Heller, higher recognized underneath his social media character of @newyorknico, and the celebrities have been inspired to place their very own takes on them as nicely, the MTA mentioned.