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NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign Transportation Alternatives

Third Annual Pokey Award Charts

Chart 1: Fastest to Slowest: MTA New York City Transit Average Bus Speeds at 5pm
Chart 2: Fastest to Slowest: Bronx Average Bus Speeds at 5 pm* (pdf)
Chart 3: Fastest to Slowest: Brooklyn Average Bus Speeds at 5 pm* (pdf)
Chart 4: Fastest to Slowest: Manhattan Average Bus Speeds at 5 pm* (pdf)
Chart 5: Fastest to Slowest: Queens Average Bus Speeds at 5 pm* (pdf)
Chart 6: Fastest to Slowest: Staten Island Average Bus Speeds at 5 pm* (pdf)
Chart 7: MTA New York City Transit Bus Routes With Scheduled Afternoon Runs Slower

Than Regular Afternoon Amtrak Service Between New York City and Philadelphia


CHART ONE
Fastest to Slowest: MTA New York City Transit Average Bus Speeds at 5 pm*
Route MPH Operates Between:
S55/56 18.3 Huguenot and Staten Island Mall
S59 15.4 Port Richmond and Tottenville
S40/90 14.9 Howland Hook and Saint George Ferry Terminal
S74/84 14.1 Tottenville and Saint George Ferry Terminal
M35 14.0 Harlem and Wards Island
S48/98 13.8 Mariners Harbor and Saint George Ferry Terminal
S54 13.1 West New Brighton and Eltingville
Q75 12.9 Oak Glens Gardens and Jamaica
Bx29 12.8 City Island and Bay Plaza
S78 12.6 Tottenville and Saint George Ferry Terminal
S79 12.6 Bay Ridge and Staten Island Mall
S52 12.5 South Beach and Saint George Ferry Terminal
S66/67 12.4 Port Richmond and Saint George Ferry Terminal
Bx14 12.3 Parkchester and Country Club
Q26 12.2 Fresh Meadows and Flushing
S46/96 12.2 New Shore Plaza and Saint George Ferry Terminal
Q16 12.1 Flushing and Fort Totten
Q88 12.1 Elmhurst and Queens Village
S76/86 12.1 Oakwood Beach and Saint George Ferry Terminal
B31 11.9 Midwood and Gerritsen Beach
Bx8 11.8 Locust Point and Williamsbridge
Q79 11.5 Little Neck and Floral Park
S51/81 11.5 Grant City and Saint George Ferry Terminal
Q76 11.4 College Point and Jamaica
S53/93 11.4 Port Richmond and Bay Ridge
S57 11.3 Port Richmond and Oakwood Heights
S62/92 11.3 Travis and Saint George Ferry Terminal
Q14 11.1 Whitestone and Flushing
S44/94 11.1 New Springville and Saint George Ferry Terminal
Bx16 11.0 Norwood and Eastchester
Q46 11.0 Glen Oaks and Queens Gardens
B15 10.9 Bedford-Stuyvesant and JFK Airport Terminal
Q1 10.7 Bellerose and Jamaica
Q28 10.7 Bayside and Flushing
S61/91 10.2 North Springville and Saint George Ferry Terminal
Q31 10.0 Bayside and Jamaica LIRR Station
Q77 9.9 Laurelton and Jamaica
Q84 9.9 Laurelton and Jamaica Center
Q27 9.8 Cambria Heights and Flushing
Bx5 9.7 Pelham Bay Park and Hunts Point
M18 9.7 Washington Heights and Harlem
M60 9.7 Morningside Heights and La Guardia Airport
Q4 9.7 Cambria Heights and Jamaica Center
M98 9.6 Washington Heights and Murray Hill
Q13 9.6 Bay Terrace and Flushing
Q30 9.6 Little Neck and Jamaica
Q44/20 9.6 Jamaica and Bronx Park South
B24 9.5 Greenpoint and Williamsburg
B74 9.5 Coney Island and Sea Gate
Q5 9.3 Green Acres Shopping Mall and Jamaica Center
B51 9.2 Downtown Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan
B64 9.2 Coney Island and Bay Ridge
Bx20 9.2 Riverdale and Inwood
Bx25 9.2 Co-op City and Bedford Park
Bx30 9.2 Co-op City and Norwood
Q36 9.2 Floral Park and Jamaica
Bx39 9.1 Williamsbridge and Clasons Point
Bx31 9.0 Westchester Square and Woodlawn
Q3 9.0 Jamaica and JFK Terminal 4
Q43 9.0 Floral Park and Jamaica LIRR Station
B20 8.9 Brooklyn General Mail Facility and Ridgewood
Q48 8.9 Flushing and La Guardia Airport
Q12 8.8 Little Neck and Flushing
Q15 8.7 Beachhurst and Flushing
Bx26 8.6 Co-op City and Bedford Park
B39 8.5 Williamsburg and Lower East Side
Bx12 8.5 Orchard Beach and Inwood
Bx18 8.5 Morris Heights and Morrisania
Bx55 8.5 Williamsbridge and The Hub
Q85 8.5 Green Acres Shopping Mall and Jamaica
B68 8.4 Coney Island and Park Slope
B42 8.3 Canarsie and Canarsie Pier Loop
B77 8.3 Park Slope and Red Hook
Bx10 8.3 Riverdale and Norwood
Bx7 8.3 Riverdale and Washington Heights
Q17 8.3 Flushing and Jamaica
B2 8.2 Midwood and Kings Plaza
B4 8.2 Sheepshead Bay and Bay Ridge
Bx27 8.2 Clasons Point and Hunts Point
Q83 8.2 Queens Village and Jamaica
B17 8.1 Crown Heights and Canarsie
B36 8.1 Coney Island and Sheepshead Bay
Q55 8.1 Ridgewood and Richmond Hill
Q74 8.1 Queens Gardens and Queens College
S42 8.1 New Brighton and Saint George Ferry Terminal
B7 8.0 Midwood and Bedford-Stuyvesant
Q2 8.0 Queens Village and Jamaica
B16 7.9 Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Fort Hamilton
Q59 7.9 Rego Park and Williamsburg
B69 7.8 Windsor Terrace and Downtown Brooklyn
B70 7.8 Sunset Park and Dyker Heights
Bx34 7.8 Fordham and Woodlawn
B71 7.7 Crown Heights and Cobble Hill
Bx17 7.7 Port Morris and Fordham Plaza
Q54 7.7 Jamaica and Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
B1 7.6 Kingsborough Community College and Bay Ridge
M5 7.6 Washington Heights and Greenwich Village
S60 7.6 Sunnyside and Grymes Hill
B13 7.5 Williamsburg and Gateway Center Mall
B82 7.5 Starrett City and Coney Island
Bx28 7.5 Co-op City and Fordham
Q20 7.5 Jamaica and Bronx Park South
Q42 7.4 Saint Albans and Jamaica Center
B44 7.3 Sheepshead Bay and Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
B49 7.3 Kingsborough Community College and Bedford-Stuyvesant
B61 7.3 Red Hook and Queens Plaza
B9 7.3 Bay Ridge and Kings Plaza
B3 7.2 Bath Beach and Bergen Beach
B6 7.2 Bath Beach and East New York
B67 7.1 Kensington and Downtown Brooklyn
Q56 7.1 Jamaica and East New York
B12 7.0 Cypress Hills and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens
B83 7.0 East New York and Starrett City
Bx36 7.0 Soundview and Washington Heights
Q58 7.0 Ridgewood and Flushing
B23 6.9 Borough Park and Flatbush
B48 6.9 Greenpoint and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens
B57 6.9 Maspeth and Downtown Brooklyn
B65 6.9 Ocean Hill-Brownsville and Downtown Brooklyn
B8 6.9 Bay Ridge and Brownsville
Bx41 6.9 Wakefield and The Hub
Q24 6.9 Jamaica and Bushwick
Q32 6.9 Jackson Heights and Penn Station
Bx40 6.8 Morris Heights and Throgs Neck
B26 6.7 Ridgewood and Downtown Brooklyn
B38 6.7 Ridgewood and Downtown Brooklyn
B47 6.7 Kings Plaza and Bedford-Stuyvesant
Bx32 6.7 VA Medical Center and Mott Haven
B25 6.6 East New York and Fulton Landing
B37 6.6 Fort Hamilton and Downtown Brooklyn
B75 6.6 Park Slope and Downtown Brooklyn
Bx42 6.6 Morris Heights and Throgs Neck
B45 6.5 Crown Heights and Downtown Brooklyn
Bx4 6.5 The Hub and Westchester Square
B11 6.4 Flatbush and Army Terminal
M2 6.4 Washington Heights and East Village
M21 6.4 Bellevue Hospital and West VIllage
B14 6.3 Spring Creek and Crown Heights
B54 6.3 Ridgewood and Downtown Brooklyn Metrotech
Bx21 6.3 Westchester Square and Mott Haven
Bx3 6.3 Riverdale and Washington Heights
Bx9 6.3 Riverdale and West Farms Square
M106 6.3 East Harlem and Upper West Side
B41 6.2 Bergen Beach and Downtown Brooklyn
Bx33 6.2 Port Morris and Harlem
Bx6 6.2 Hunts Point and Washington Heights
B46 6.1 Kings Plaza and Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
B60 6.1 Canarsie and Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Bx22 6.1 Castle Hill and Bedford Park
M10 6.1 Harlem and Penn Station
M11 6.1 Greenwich Village and Riverbank State Park
B43 6.0 Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Greenpoint
Bx15 6.0 Fordham Plaza and Harlem
B35 5.9 Sunset Park and Brownsville
B52 5.9 Ridgewood and Downtown Brooklyn
Bx1/2 5.9 Riverdale and Mott Haven
Bx11 5.8 Longwood and George Washington Bridge Station
M3 5.8 Fort George and East Village
M7 5.8 Harlem and Union Square
M100 5.7 Inwood and East Harlem
M116 5.7 East Harlem and Upper West SIde
M4 5.7 Fort Tryon Park and Penn Station
M22 5.6 Lower East Side and Battery Park CIty
Bx19 5.5 Bronx Park and Riverbank State Park
Bx35 5.5 Hunts Point and Washington Heights
M1 5.5 Harlem and Lower Manhattan South Ferry
M8 5.5 West Village and East Village
B63 5.4 Fort Hamilton and Cobble Hill
M101 5.4 Washington Heights and East Village
M20 5.4 Lincoln Center and Battery Park City
M57 5.4 Upper West Side and East Midtown
M9 5.3 Union Square and Battery Park City
Bx13 5.2 Yankee Stadium and Washington Heights
M15 5.2 East Harlem and Lower Manhattan South Ferry
M79 5.2 Upper East Side and Upper West SIde
M104 5.1 Harlem and Murray Hill
M31 5.1 Yorkville and Clinton
M6 5.0 South Ferry and Midtown
M16 4.9 Waterside Plaza and Port Authority
M30 4.9 Upper East Side and Midtown
M72 4.9 Upper East Side and West Side
M96 4.9 Yorkville and Upper West Side
M42 4.6 Javits Center and East Midtown
M86 4.6 Yorkville and Upper West Side
M27 4.5 East Midtown and West Midtown
M50 4.4 East Midtown and West Midtown
M14 4.2 Chelsea Piers and Lower East Side
M23 4.2 Peter Cooper Village and Chelsea Piers
M66 4.1 Upper East Side and West Side
M34 4.0 Waterside Plaza and Port Authority
*Source: MTA New York City Transit data, April 2004.


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