More Buses Should Control Traffic Lights, City Councilman Says

By Gustavo Solis

HAMILTON HEIGHTS — The BX19, which connects Hamilton Heights to the South Bronx, is so slow that people who are in a hurry might as well stick to the sidewalk, said City Councilman Mark Levine during a press conference on 145th Street and Broadway on Thursday.

“On a slow day, we are not much better than walking speed on this route,” Levine said standing in front of the 145th Street bus stop. “Even on the better days, we’re not much better than a slow jog.”

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