"Of course people turn to Yelp to complain about the C train," said Wil Fisher, a 23-year-old member of the Riders Alliance, who lives off of the Franklin Avenue stop.
"We haven't had any meaningful response from the MTA about the infrequent, unreliable service and riders are desperate to voice their concerns to anyone who will listen.
Whenever I AM on it, it's permanently stuck on one speed: crawling obnoxiously slow for a few seconds before pausing for half an hour. Also, the mets suck." The express train runs between upper Manhattan and the outer stretches of Queens.
Almost 1,600 straphangers have used the site as their soapbox -- not to leave snarky reviews of restaurants or coffee shops, but to dish on the ups and downs of commutes. 2 were rated 3.5 out of 5 stars, but the Q had more than double the number of reviews. "The Q has the newest cars, and is express running through Manhattan," said Andrew Albert of the Transit Riders Council. " Some riders feel so loyal to their subway lines, they admitted feeling guilty when they see other trains.
Monique R.: "If you get a seat, consider playing the lotto because this train is packed every single time I need to board it.
And its always the one to stall mid station when you have some guys armpit above your head and the barely audible announcements by the conductor." The express train, which runs from the Bronx to Brooklyn, was praised for its speed and criticized for heavy construction work on the weekend. B.: "They will leave you deep in the bowels of the city on a crowded train with no escape.
"I feel like the MTA should be paying ME to ride that thing." Unsurprisingly, the L train also inspired 190 reviews with Brooklynites trashing the sardine-can trains during rush-hour but raving about the cars' cleanliness. Reasonably punctual," said a poem by Yelp user Nate B. Typically running, unless it's not." Scroll down to see how your subway line fared.
The local line, which runs from the Bronx to lower Manhattan, is ripped by commuters for being jam-packed and having a heavy population of doorstanders, as well as not running often on nights and weekend.Riders approved of back-to-back service on the frequent line, and dissed its heavy crowds and delays. (5 stars): "The 6 train seems to have adopted the mantra of the post office.