NYC Subway Lines 2, 5 Had Most 'Alerts' in 2011
NYC Subway Lines 2, 5 Had Most 'Alerts' in 2011 Dave Sutherland, flickr
An analysis by a commuter advocacy group has found that the Nos. 2 and 5 subway lines had the most number of incidents that led to delays in 2011.
The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign says those lines each accounted for eight percent of "MTA alerts" issued that year.
The G line had the fewest number with only 45 service alerts.
The MTA issues the alerts via email and text messages to warn riders of possible delays "expected to last 8 to 10 minutes or more."
The Straphangers Campaign didn't include in its analysis delays that were out of the MTA's control, such as police activity or sick passengers.