William Hong wrote:
>The most extensive use of aural policing so far, though, has been in
>underground stations. Six stops on the Tyneside Metro currently pump
>out Haydn and Mozart to deter vandals and loiterers, and the scheme has
>been so successful that it has spawned imitators. After a pilot at Elm
>Park station on the London Underground, classical music now fills 30
>other stations on the network. The most effective deterrents, according
>to a spokesman for Transport for London, are anything sung by Pavarotti
>or written by Mozart."
I wonder if this is really true (in which case, I have somehow managed
to keep to the 90 per cent of stations which don't play it) or is just
wrong information being copied between journalists?