MTA: Station won't be renamed for Jackson

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn Councilwoman Letitia James rallied Monday to honor the late Michael Jackson by renaming a borough subway station after him.

James' plan, which a Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman deemed unlikely, is to memorialize the pop star at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn Station, where he famously recorded the music video for "Bad."

The MTA says its current policy does not allow memorials or plaques to be placed at subway stations. In a statement, the MTA said it is in the process of establishing naming protocol.

James says she is starting a petition to get the station the recognition it deserves.

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