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Third Annual Pokey Award 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
(Regular Afternoon NYC-Philly Average Amtrak Run: Between 1:15 minutes - 1:25 minutes)*

# of Route Operates Between Begin Time End Time Total Time
Bx42 Throgs Neck-Morris Heights 3:28 p.m. 4:47 p.m. 1:19 minutes
B15 Bed-Stuy-JFK Airport 4:32 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 1:28 minutes
B63 Ft Hamilton-Cobble Hill 1:33 p.m. 2:58 p.m. 1:25 minutes
M1 Lower Manhattan-Harlem 12:04 p.m. 1:56 p.m. 1:52 minutes
M2 Ltd E. Village-Washington Hts 3:07 p.m. 4:42 p.m. 1:35 minutes
M3 E. Village-Ft George 3:05 p.m. 4:59 p.m. 1:54 minutes
M4 Penn Station-Ft Tryon Pk 12:21 p.m. 2:12 p.m. 1:51 minutes
M5 Ltd Washington Hts-Greenwich Village 2:00 p.m. 3:33 p.m. 1:33 minutes
M7 Union Sq-Harlem 1:05 p.m. 2:42 p.m. 1:37 minutes
M15 Lower Man-East Harlem 5:03 p.m. 6:34 p.m. 1:31 minutes
M15 Ltd East Harlem-Lower Manhattan 5:09 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 1:21 minutes
M101 Ltd Wash Hts-East Village 12:02 p.m. 1:51 p.m. 1:49 minutes
M102 East Village-Harlem 3:43 p.m. 5:19 p.m. 1:34 minutes
M103 City Hall-East Harlem 3:05 p.m. 4:40 p.m. 1:35 minutes
Q32 Jackson Heights-Penn Station 12:27 p.m. 1:52 p.m. 1:25 minutes
Q44 Ltd Jamaica-Bronx Park South 2:38 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 1:22 minutes
Q54 Jamaica-W'burg Bridge Plaza 1:40 p.m. 2:56 p.m. 1:16 minutes
S74 Tottenville-St. George Ferry 12:40 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:17 minutes
S78 St. George Ferry-Tottenville 2:00 p.m. 3:16 p.m. 1:16 minutes
*Source: Current train schedules on www.amtrak.com and www.mta.info. Afternoon runs of New York City-Penn Station to Philadelphia-30th Street Station on Amtrak regular service (non-Acela, non-Metroliner) can take as little as one hour and fifteen minutes, with most scheduled times varying between one hour and twenty minutes to one hour and twenty-five minutes. "Ltd" = limited run with fewer stops than local buses.

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