NYC Hero Offers Speed Dates to Subway Riders

Published On 06/25/2015 Published On 06/25/2015

While the idea of a date on the subway might seem sketchy at first blush, Knox told Thrillist he's not looking for love -- though he's certainly open to it. Instead, he's simply trying to help shift New Yorkers' focus away from negativity, stating that "the main thing is just to make people smile and brighten their day."

If you're still not convinced of his intentions, consider this: the dude even started his own nonprofit.