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Bring On The Express – Daytime

Allan Rosen is on vacation this week. Filling in for him is John Rozankowski, Ph.D., a long-time community activist with a keen interest in...

Bring On The Express

Allan Rosen is on vacation this week. Filling in for him is John Rozankowski, Ph.D., a long-time community activist with a keen interest in...

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...

Proposed Local Speed Limit Law Is A Hysterical Reaction

THE COMMUTE: Last week, Sheepshead Bites reported on legislation being considered by the City Council to lower the speed limit on city residential streets...

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...

Service Diversification On The Brighton Line

THE COMMUTE: Allan Rosen is on vacation and asked me to fill in this week. My name is John Rozankowski, Ph.D. and I am...

MTA Offers Few Solutions To Fix Problems Affecting Local Bus Routes:...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, we discussed the MTA’s recent attempts to fix problems with the local bus system such as newly-designed routes that suffer...

MTA Offers Few Solutions To Fix Problems Affecting Local Bus Routes:...

THE COMMUTE: Last August, I critiqued the 23-page MTA planning outline, entitled “Looking Ahead.” Last week, the MTA released the full report — a...

Street Co-Naming Is Out Of Control

THE COMMUTE: Every time we look around, a new street is co-named. Often, we have no idea who the individual was. Okay, if it...

MTA Long Range Planning: Part 2 of 2

THE COMMUTE: Last week in Part 1, I briefly summarized the MTA’s “Looking Ahead: A Context for the Next Twenty Year Needs Assessment” and stated...