Originally Posted by HereKittyKittyKitty
The 1 train is also about four blocks away, in the other direction, so you have pretty good options for getting downtown.
Personally, I'd rather get on the A than the 1. 207/Broadway is the terminal so you're almost guaranteed to catch an empty train AND the A is express.
The 1 at 207/10 is still all local and I think it gets packed up at 225th or 238th coming down.