MTA Talks About Select Bus Service

Bx12 approaching the Pelham Bay Park station. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit The MTA’s New York City Transit division issued a press release discussing Select Bus Service. Here is the release courtesy of the MTA: MTA New York City Transit, in collaboration with NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), is rolling out Select Bus […]

Knee Jerk Reaction To Debut Of Select Bus Service

Yesterday marked the debut of Select Bus Service on the Bx12. The goal of the service is to cut travel time by up to 20% by implementing such measures as letting passengers pay before boarding, allowing entrance to the bus via the front & back doors, dedicated bus lanes, traffic signal priority, & more. All […]

Teens Turned Away From A City Bus

A trip for two teenage girls trying to pick up their report cards turned into more than they bargained for on Friday. The teens were going to pick up their report cards from Bishop Kearney High School when they ran into problems due to their student MetroCards expiring. Pete Donohue & Carrie Melago of the […]

MTA Revokes Travel Perks

As expected, the Metrpolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) voted to revoke the free travel perks to current & past board members at today’s board meeting. The new policy strips all former board members of their free E-Z Pass tags, MetroCards, & railroad passes. Current members will still receive these items but with restrictions which state they […]