Straphangers Campaign

December 30, 2016

NYC’s best and worst subway lines of 2016

Despite the fact that its impending shutdown dominated negative subway headlines this year, the L train is tied for one of the three best-performing lines, along with the 1 and 7. The worst? The A and E. The rankings come from the Straphangers Campaign's 2016 State of the Subways Report Card (h/t Gothamist), which graded the system's 20 lines based on six indicators from MTA transit data--service regularity, breakdown rate, crowding, cleanliness, and in-car announcements.
More findings ahead