MTA Suspends Distracted Bus Rider

In the technology advanced world we live in today, one should assume that any & all actions have a high probability of being recorded. However a 21 year veteran bus driver did not think about this when he was recorded reading & writing while driving. Rebecca Harshbarger of the New York Post has more: The […]

MTA To Purchase 120 New Buses

Earlier this morning, the MTA announced that they will be purchasing 120 new buses. Here is more via the official press release: As part of the ongoing effort to modernize the nation’s largest municipal bus fleet, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking Board approval next week to award federally funded contracts to bus manufacturer […]

Woman Killed By MTA Bus In Queens

Late Wednesday night, a 55 year old woman was struck & killed by a Q47 bus at the intersection of Astoria Blvd & 80th St. Alison Fox of AMNY has more: A 55-year-old woman was hit and killed by an MTA bus in Queens late Wednesday night, police said. The woman, Melania Ward, was crossing […]

Bedbug Scare On B44

Once again those pesky bedbugs are making an appearance in the transit news world. This time they decided to use their free transfer & hop the B44 in Brooklyn where an alleged sighting led to passengers fleeing the bus. Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News has more: THE “B” IN B44 stood for […]

Upcoming Bus Service Improvements

This Sunday marks a good day for fans of bus service as the MTA will be launching its $4.9M worth of bus service enhancements. Here are the complete details via press release: Starting on Sunday, August 31, bus customers will see service enhancements that include new routes, extensions and stops throughout New York City, such […]