With the holiday season fast approaching, traffic in & around the Midtown Manhattan area will be picking up. Yesterday afternoon, MTA NYC Transit announced some bus stop changes that will be in effect until January 3. Here are the complete details courtesy of the press release I received:
MTA NYC Transit announces that effective, Sunday, November 14 and continuing through the holiday season until Monday, January 3, 2011, New York City Transit and MTA buses will not stop on Fifth Avenue at 49th and 50th Streets or on Sixth Avenue at 49th and 50th Streets.
M1, M1-Limited, M4, M4-Limited and Q32:
Customers may use the bus stop at 52nd Street instead. Local buses also stop at 46th Street.
M2, M2-Limited, M3, M5 and M5-Limited:
Customers may use the bus stop at 53rd Street instead. Local buses also stop at 47th Street.
M5 and M5-Limited:
Customers may use the 47th Street bus stop instead.
X1, X7 and X9:
These buses will not stop at 50th Street/Rockefeller Place or at 5th Avenue/48th Street. Customers may use the 7th Avenue/50th Street bus stop instead.
QM1, QM5, and QM6:
Customers may use the 6th Avenue/51st Street bus stop instead.
QM15, QM16, QM17 and QM18:
Customers may use the 6th Avenue/48th Street bus stop instead.
I suggest printing this entry out or make note of it before heading for any destination in those areas.
xoxo Transit Blogger