Manhattan

BusTime Expands To All Manhattan Lines

Earlier this morning, I received word from the MTA that its real time bus tracking system, BusTime has been expanded to cover all Manhattan bus routes. Here is more via press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that its live bus tracking service, MTA Bus Timeā„¢, has expanded to cover all Manhattan bus […]


MTA To Restore Old South Ferry Service

Commuting in Lower Manhattan has not been easy since Hurricane Sandy pounded our region a few months ago. One of the biggest transit victims was the rebuilt South Ferry station complex which was flooded 80 feet deep making the station unusable. Since then, the train has been terminating at Rector Street. However this is about […]


J & Z Return To Broad Street

In yet another sign of transportation getting back to normal after Hurricane Sandy, MTA NYC Transit has announced that the & will be returning to Broad Street as of 6AM tomorrow. Here is more in the brief press release: Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, December 4 at 6 a.m., J/Z service will resume serving Fulton Street and […]


R Train Extended To Whitehall Street

Although Hurricane Sandy was over a month ago, the effects are still being felt throughout the region. One of the many transportation victims was the R train which has had its route split into two sections due to the damage of the Montague Tube. The first part of service saw it run from Forest Hills […]


Select Bus Service Thoughts

For those who follow my Twitter feed @TransitBlogger (cheap plug!), you would have seen my Sunday morning tweet about getting to ride Select Bus Service for the first time. I found myself having to get from my best friend’s in the Lower East Side to Midtown to meet up for a ride to a business […]