Straphanger Campaign

Q, 7 rated top subway lines, N, R worst in Queens
Q, 7 rated top subway lines, N, R worst in Queens
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/01/2012 at 1:58PM

The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign released its fifteenth annual “State of the Subways” Report Card today, and several Queens subway were rated the best in the city. The report, which profiled 20 subway lines and rated 19, was based on how often they run and breakdown, seat availability, cleanliness and announcements. The Q, which connects Astoria [...]

Survey sees ‘good,’ ‘bad’ and ‘ugly’ of subways
News Billy Rennison 2/13/2012 at 2:13PM

For those heading into the subway, a can of paint and a light bulb may be of more use than a MetroCard. In its inaugural “State of the Station Platforms” survey, the Straphangers Campaign found subway stations with peeling paint, graffiti and cracked floors — but the findings were not all negative. “We found the [...]