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About New York City Transit

New York City Transit Subway and Bus Photos

MTA New York City Transit is the largest public transportation agency in North America and one of the largest in the world. The subway has a daily ridership of more than 5.6 million and an annual ridership in 2016 of roughly 1.757 billion. Our fleet of more than 6,400 subway cars traveled approximately 358 million miles in 2016, along 665 miles of track, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, although not all routes operate around the clock. There are 472 subway stations, including 117 made accessible to customers with disabilities, via elevators and ramps. NYC Transit Subway serves Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens, making 8,200 weekday trips. MTA Staten Island Railway (SIR) serves Staten Island and has five ADA-accessible stations.

The bus fleet, which consists of New York City Transit and MTA Bus, had 5,710 vehicles in 2016 - the largest in North America. Furthermore, NYC Transit was the first public transportation in the world to make its buses 100 percent accessible to customers with disabilities. The average ridership is 2.4 million a day, 764 million annually, on 238 local, 13 Select Bus Service, and 74 express routes in the five boroughs.

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