Buses

MTA Considering Reduced S.I. Overnight Bus Service

This past July, the MTA released a preliminary budget which included some cost cutting measures. Fast forward to more recent times which saw NY State Thomas P. DiNapoli release his State Comptroller’s 2019 Financial Outlook for the MTA  which contains something that if it becomes a reality, will be a major thorn for Staten Island […]


Staten Island Half Marathon Service Info

The MTA just released a service advisory in relation to Staten Island half marathon taking place this weekend. Here are the details that I was sent: The Staten Island Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 from 8 a.m. to noon.  Scheduled just three weeks before the TCS New York City Marathon, […]


MTA Launches Bus Dashboard

In a continued effort to better reach customers, earlier today the MTA announced a new bus dashboard showcasing rider focused metrics. Here is more information about the dashboard via the press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today launched a new online dashboard detailing customer-focused performance metrics for bus routes as part of […]


Riders Demand Better Service On B24

Riders on the B24 are not happy with the MTA as they say service on their line is not living up to what is advertised. News12 Brooklyn has more in this report: Commuters in Canarsie say the B24 bus never runs on schedule and are demanding the MTA do better. Riders say buses park in […]


MTA Bus Gets Stuck In Sinkhole

Talk about your commute giving you that sinking feeling, a MTA bus on the B49 line got stuck in a sinkhole in Brooklyn after a water main break occurred due to the deep freeze conditions. Here is more via a report from ABC 7 Eyewitness News: An MTA bus was briefly stuck in a sinkhole […]