Straphangers Campaign

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Upper East Side »

This Is the Slowest Bus in the City, Advocates Say

The Straphangers Campaign gave out its 2014 awards for the slowest and least reliable buses in the city.

Bed-Stuy »

Straphangers Demand Better C Train Service

The Riders Alliance is asking for greater frequency and better communication on the Eighth Avenue line. 

Civic Center »

Why the 7 Train Is the Best in the City

The Straphangers Campaign's annual report named the 7 the best train and the 2 the worst.

Woodside »

F Train Had Most Delays Among Subway Lines in 2013, Report Says

The F had more than 300 delay alerts in 2013, more than any other line, a transit advocacy group said.

Midtown »

D Line Tops Grimiest in Subway System, Straphangers Campaign Says

Nearly half of all subway lines were dirtier in 2013 than they were in 2011, according to the survey.  

New York City »

Graffiti and Water Damage Plague Subway Platforms, Survey Finds

The Straphangers Campaign surveyed 251 subway platforms in 2012.

New York City »

M66 and M42 Win Pokey Awards for Being City's Slowest Buses

The Straphangers Campaign named and shamed the slowest and most unreliable buses.

New York City »

C Train the Worst in the City for Fourth Straight Year, Survey Finds

The C train earned the lowest rating in an annual subway report card for the fourth straight year.

Manhattan »

J/Z Train Ranks No. 1 for First Time

The J/Z line landed in the top spot for the first time ever, while the C and 2 lines ranked last, according to the Straphangers Campaign.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Transportation Buffs to Install Tollbooth on Williamsburg Bridge

Advocates will install the vintage-looking tollbooth to draw attention to lost revenue for infrastructure after tollbooths were removed.

Manhattan »

Subway Announcements Tough to Decipher During Delays in Service, Survey Says

A new survey ranked city subway lines based on how clear their announcements can be heard by straphangers.

Manhattan »

Subway Service Improves — But Not for 'C' Train Riders

The "C" train was named the city's worst subway line for the second straight year by the Straphangers Campaign.