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Madrid Would Like Men To Stop Manspreading On Public Transportation

By Jenavieve Hatch | 8 June 2017

HUFFPOST — Madrid is the newest city to ask men to stop with the dreaded manspread.

The Spanish capital city will incorporate anti-manspreading signage into its public transportation system. The signs will be similar to those in New York City and Japan.

“The Municipal Transportation Company (EMT) will incorporate the informational signs…specifically for avoiding ‘manspreading’ (an English term that refers to the posture of men who excessively open their legs when they sit occupying the seats alongside theirs),” EMT said in a statement on Tuesday.

“The mission of this new icon is to remember the need to maintain civic behavior and to respect the space of everyone on board the bus.” […]

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