Report: NYC Bus System Slowest in the Nation


A new report by the New York City comptroller slams MTA bus service, which happens to already be the slowest in the country.

The report by Comptroller Scott Stringer notes that the Bronx is home to one of the slowest average bus speeds at 6.5 mph. Stringer’s report also says New York City is home to close to 6,000 buses, more than 300 routes and more than 15,000 stops – all serving 2 million passengers every day.

MTA buses have lost 100 million passenger trips since 2008, according to the comptroller. Read more here.



  1. I ran after a bus once. Considering I weigh over 415 pounds and I Was able to catch in time only reaffirmes the veracity of this article and observation.


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