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How Should The MTA Plan Changes To Its Bus Routes?

THE COMMUTE: There are two schools of thought on this. One is that changes should be made incrementally as the need arises. That is...

Local Pols Pledge Support To Bay Area Transit Improvements At Town...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teokVN5vgRo?rel=0] Local elected officials pledged support to bringing back full B4 bus service and other public transportation improvements to the area at last night's...

Joint Effort Underway To Reinstate B64 Service To Coney Island

Local elected officials and straphangers have joined together in a fight to reinstate B64 bus service between Bensonhurst and Coney Island. The shortened route, which...

Subway Advisory: No Subway Service This Weekend!

We sure hope you weren't planning a night out in the city, or perhaps a visit to Ground Zero for September 11. If so,...

MTA Bringing Back Express Buses To Cropsey Avenue

If you live in Bath Beach, your daily commute hasn't been pretty since the MTA discontinued the X38 express bus to Manhattan. Your choices...

Rosen: Removal Of Bus Shelters Raises Questions

The following op-ed is by Allan Rosen, a Manhattan Beach resident and former Director of MTA/NYC Transit Bus Planning (1981). For a complete list...

Q Train Derailed For Two Weekends In September

Going to the city this weekend? If you were planning on taking the train, you better seek out an alternative route. The MTA is...

Bus Service Cut Sagas: DOT Screws Up Again

The following op-ed is by Allan Rosen, a Manhattan Beach resident and former Director of MTA/NYC Transit Bus Planning (1981). For a complete list...

Rosen: “DOT Is Run By A Bunch Of Idiots”

The following op-ed is by Allan Rosen, a Manhattan Beach resident and former Director of MTA/NYC Transit Bus Planning (1981). I got my first glimpse...

Should Livery Cabs Replace The MTA?

Sheepshead Bites' accidental mass transit expert Allan Rosen pointed out an interesting Brooklyn Eagle op-ed, in which former NYC Parks Commissioner Henry Stern argues...

Sheepshead Libraries To Lose Saturday Hours

http://www.youtube.com/v/9FDiwNydv00&hl=en_US&fs=1?rel=0&border=1 Brooklyn Public Library officials and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have struck a deal to maintain a minimum of five day service at all branches, narrowly...

B4's Sheepshead Route Withers This Weekend

Click here for the new Brooklyn bus map, in effect starting Sunday, June 27. Where will the restructured B4 operate starting this Sunday? No...

Today: Markowitz Holds Protest Against Bus Cuts

This came in from Borough President Marty Markowitz' office. We're not sure if "other routes" includes the B4, which serves many elderly residents and...

Golden Rallies Neighbors To Fight MTA Bus Cuts

From the offices of State Senator Marty Golden: Please attend a rally and forum to save the future of bus service in our community Wednesday, May...