M5 Bus Route To Be Split In Two

The M5 is the longest bus route in Manhattan. It also happens to be the worst in terms of chronic schedule failures mainly due to midtown traffic. MTA NYC Transit hopes to combat the issue by splitting the route in two. Dan Rivoli of the New York Daily News has more: The MTA wants to […]

Bus Driver Arrested For Crash Death

This past Tuesday, I wrote about Carol Bell, the elderly woman who was struck & killed by a NYC Transit bus in the early morning hours that was headed back to the East New York Depot. I opined that I was very curious about the investigation as I found it hard to believe the driver […]

NYC Transit Bus Kills Elderly Woman

In a sad piece of transit news, an elderly woman named Carol Bell was struck & killed by a bus this morning in Brooklyn as it headed back to the East New York Depot. Benjamin Mueller of the New York Times has more: A Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus hit a 70-year-old woman who was crossing […]

MTA May Reroute 25 Bus Routes

The MTA has announced that they might reroute 25 bus routes due to the visit to NYC by Pope Francis. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to reroute portions of up to 25 bus routes – some of them in more than one location – during Pope Francis’ visit to New […]

Bus Time To Launch Arrival Times Citywide

Earlier today, MTA NYC Transit announced that starting October 4th, its Bus Time feature will introduce the feature of arrival time estimates citywide. Here is more via the official press release: Starting Sunday, October 4, MTA New York City Transit’s popular MTA Bus Time™ service will offer a new feature that provides time-based bus arrival […]