Long Island Bus

MTA Offers To Keep LI Bus Running For 1 Year

As the contentious battle between the MTA & Nassau County continues over the funding of Long Island Bus, the much maligned transit agency has made an offer to keep running the service for one year. However it does come with some strict guidelines which includes the guarantee of the county fully funding it before County […]

Comptroller Says MTA Shortchanging LI Bus

The story is nothing new, Long Island Bus has always been the least funded branch of the MTA’s operations as Nassau County continuously shortchanges its riders. However this reality does not matter as county officials continue to pass the blame torch mainly to the transit agency. The latest elected official to chime in was Nassau […]

Groups Oppose Potential L.I. Bus Funding Cut

The news is coming out hot & heavy regarding the MTA’s potential plan to cut funding to the often neglected Long Island Bus system due to its budget crisis. This has led to war of words mainly coming from clueless Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano who rather play the “Blame The MTA” game instead of […]

PPV Main Event: Staten Island vs Nassau County

Two days ago, I wrote about the MTA’s plans to potentially cut its share of funding for Long Island Bus due to its budget crisis. The oft-neglected service has been routinely shafted in terms of funding by the very county it mainly serves. Current Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano who ran on a platform of […]

TSTC Wonders About The Future Of L.I. Bus

The big news over the last 24 hours is the MTA’s intention to cut funding to the often neglected Long Island Bus due to its current financial crisis. The story has made headlines throughout online & offline media outlets. The Tri-State Transportation Campaign is the latest to look into it via an entry by Ryan […]