Is this NYC’s worst commute?

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Subway, bus, car and train problems happen daily in New York City.

This report focuses on the roads and bus-only lanes. It’s not only the number and frequency of trains and buses that causes frustration.

The amount of traffic on city streets plays a part. The location of bus lanes and the enforcement of rules in the area are a concern for neighbors and commuters.

From the bus

From the bus with a view of the blocked bus lane

All this month, PIX11 is tracking the worst commutes in and around New York City.

The commute in NYC is an average of 48 minutes. That’s 13 minutes longer than the rest of the United States.

Highlights of the reports Regine from Rosedale, Queens. She works in Midtown. She says, on a good day, it can take her an hour and a half. She tries to keep transit costs low by taking a bus and switching to the subway (and then another subway). Riders of the 4, 5 and 6 trains spoke of delays and overcrowding.

Click here to see the additional reports on the worst commutes.