- MTA Has 99 Problems, But J/Z Ain’t One [✜]
Ha ha - the Wall Street Journal made a funny. Get it - J/Z, 99 problems? Collect yourself.
The news behind the very hip headline is big, though - Straphangers Campaign has rated the J/Z the best line in the subway system. No argument from me there - it's usually not too crowded, runs pretty frequently and regularly, and as a bonus, gets sunlight most of the way. (Too bad the Journal's photographer couldn't be bothered to go beyond Broad Street - she might have seen the "pleasant East River views" and "scenic above-ground run in Brooklyn").
Amazingly, the L line tied for 5th place (out of 20) in the survey. But - no surprise - the L is more crowded than average.