'Pokey and Schleppie Awards' crown worst bus routes


The "honors" went to the B 15 and B 35. (12/11/12)

SUNSET PARK - The annual 'Pokey and Schleppie Awards' were released today, crowning the slowest bus routes around the city.

The report is released by New York Public Interest Research Group's Straphangers Campaign. The 'Pokey' award went to the B 35, which originates in Sunset Park and heads to Brownsville. The report states the B 35 bus drives less than 6 miles per hour on average.

The 'Schleppie' award was given to the B 15, which starts in Bed-Stuy and ends at John F. Kennedy International Airport. The report states that the route is not reliable.

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