Bx19 bus named slowest in The Bronx, travels 4.9 mph in some spots

Commuters have long been frustrated with the slow route, which travels 4.9 mph in some spots, and weren’t surprised about its Pokie nomination.

Commuters have long been frustrated with the slow route, which travels 4.9 mph in some spots, and weren’t surprised about its Pokie nomination. (12/19/13)

THE BRONX - The Bx19 has received a Pokie award nomination for slowest bus route in the borough.

Commuters have long been frustrated with the slow route, which travels 4.9 mph in some spots, and weren’t surprised about its Pokie nomination.

The award was given by the NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives.

The top honor for the slowest bus in the city was given to two Manhattan bus routes, the M42 and the M50.

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