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The Commute: How Common Is Bus Bunching?

THE COMMUTE: Last Thursday, I had an appointment near the Kings Highway train station on the Brighton line. I either take the B1 or...

The Commute: Let’s Have An Honest Discussion About Select Bus Service

THE COMMUTE: That is what blogger Ben Kabak requested last week in Second Avenue Sagas. What prompted his article was something I wrote, in...

Local Pols Renew Call For MTA To Make Avenue R Stop...

Following complaints from neighbors that the new Select Bus Service route on Nostrand Avenue, which replaced the B44's Limited service, left them walking too...

Deutsch To Propose 5-Minute Grace Period To Quash “Unfair” Ticketing In...

Councilman Chaim Deutsch is set to introduce legislation that will create a five-minute grace period in the hours of enforcement of the city's dedicated...

B44 Taken Out Of Service For Bedbug Fumigation

A B44 bus was taken out of service last Monday after a rider claimed to spot bedbugs on a fellow passenger. According to the Daily News: The...

City Agrees To Nix Nostrand Ave Bus Lane Violations After Finding...

The B44 Select Bus Service route on Nostrand Avenue became the latest in the city to feature camera-enforced bus lanes, but a snag in mailing...

Cops Pursue Man Who Exposed Himself On B44 Bus

Police are turning to the public in their search for a man they say exposed himself to a woman on the B44 bus. According to...

New B44 May Speed Up Commuting For Riders But Increases Traffic

In a not so-scientific analysis, DNAinfo found that the new Select Bus Service B44 causes a massive amount of traffic whenever it comes tumbling...

The 7 Line Extension And A Push For BRT

THE COMMUTE: On Friday, Mayor Bloomberg and the press took a ride on the 7 extension to 34th Street, although the line is still six...

The MTA Is Running A Private Bus Service For Kingsborough Community...

THE COMMUTE: I asked if that was the case back in 2010 when I documented 14 buses in a row bypassing bus stops after...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 3 Of...

THE COMMUTE: This week we are taking another look at the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS). On Monday we discussed major problems thus far:...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 2 Of...

THE COMMUTE: Yesterday, in Part 1, we provided some media coverage from NewsChannel 12 and NY 1 showing rider frustrations with the new B44...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 1 Of...

THE COMMUTE: Select Bus Service (SBS) on the first route in Brooklyn, the B44, is now one week old. I have not yet had...

The B44 SBS Is Now Operational

THE COMMUTE: After two years of delay, and five years of planning, the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) finally made its debut yesterday along...

This Past Week In Transit News

THE COMMUTE: I thank Dr. John Rozankowski for filling in for me last week as I enjoyed a week away from New York City...