August 2014, Brookline, transportation

speed

the d line  (sonya kovacic)

the d line (sonya kovacic)

Ever wonder how fast the MBTA's trains are moving? Here are their average speeds, in miles/hour:

21.9 - Red Line (Braintree)
20.2 - Orange Line
19.5 - Green Line (D Branch)
18.3 - Red Line (Ashmont)
15.4 - Blue Line
8.1 - Green Line (E Branch)
7.8 - Green Line (B Branch)
6.9 - Green Line (C Branch)

The fastest human alive, Usain Bolt, has been recorded at a speed of 27.4 mph.