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Tag: Bus Rapid Transit

The Commute: Why You Should Care About The Woodhaven Boulevard Bus...

THE COMMUTE: If the Department of Transportation (DOT) has its way, bus lanes currently being installed on Woodhaven Boulevard between Dry Harbor Road and...

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 Day: Crime Reporting, Atlantic Yards Renderings and Last-Minute Gifts

Learn more about a lack of police report access, skewed Atlantic Yards project renderings and some last-minute gifts for your partner in today's news round-up.

Keep Your Receipts! MTA To Deploy Fare Evasion Team On B44...

Beginning this Sunday, December 8, the MTA will deploy members of its Eagle Team, the unit dedicated to identifying and fining fare evaders, along...

Neighborly Neighbors: Harvey Wilson

Meet local artist Harvey Wilson, who's been working in the neighborhood for fifty years.

Sticking It To Citi Bikes

Vandalism of local Citi Bikes gets creative with stickers aimed at humorously expressing disdain for New York City’s new bike share program.

Our Mass Transit Future – Part 3: What Happened To Democracy?

THE COMMUTE: In Part 1, I discussed the various Select Bus Service corridors presently in operation and how their success or lack thereof has...

Our Mass Transit Future – Part 2: What Happened To Democracy?

THE COMMUTE: In Part 1, I discussed what is wrong with Select Bus Service (SBS). Other than the case of Merrick Boulevard in Queens...

Our Mass Transit Future – Part 1: What Is Wrong With...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, I mentioned how the benefits of Select Bus Service (SBS) have been exaggerated and the disadvantages minimized, and how the...

Silver Star Owner Blasts Nostrand SBS Service, Non-Existent Outreach

Our man Randy Rojas hit Nostrand Avenue to bring you yesterday's story about local businesses outraged that the government failed to do any outreach...

DOT, MTA Fail To Inform Local Businesses About Major Traffic Changes...

The Department of Transportation and MTA have been pushing a Select Sus Service route along Nostrand Avenue since December 2009 that could cause major traffic and parking...

Tomorrow: Community Board 15 To Hear Out DOT On Select Bus...

Following a request by Community Board 15, the Department of Transportation will make its second appearance before the board tomorrow evening to address concerns...

City: Select Bus Service Won't Affect Sheepshead Much

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3hgbkWJNlE?rel=0] The MTA and Department of Transportation held a public workshop to push the benefits of Select Bus Service on Nostrand Avenue on Tuesday...

Hurting Drivers Will Not Help Transit

THE COMMUTE: Hurting drivers will not help transit. But the Department of Transportation and the MTA believes it will. Last week I gave 10 changes the MTA...

B44 Select Bus Service – How To Make It Better

THE COMMUTE: Select Bus Service (SBS) along the  B44 is coming to Sheepshead Bay. When it will arrive is still a mystery depending on...