Massive Assault Truck with Theft Vest, Placard Belongs to a Liar, MTA Says

Sometimes it feels like New York City is just one big scam, and everyone is in on it but you.

Sometimes, it's interesting to see what people get away with.

On Friday morning, an eagle-eyed Streetsblog reporter spotted a massive RAM pickup truck parked on Prospect Park West in Windsor Terrace. Our reporter wouldn't have given it a second thought (after the first thought: "What the fuck is with that massive truck?"), except that the truck's dashboard sported an MTA placard and an MTA vest, there was an MTA-branded traffic cone behind it, and its license plate had a cover rendering it less readable to toll and speed cameras.

So our reporter did have a second, third and fourth thoughts — and here is that story.

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