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The Commute: Let’s Sum Up The Week’s Events

THE COMMUTE: The major local transit news is that the New York City Transit (NYCT) President Carmen Bianco is resigning this summer after nearly...

Gravesend Pol, Union Calls On MTA To Add Limited B1 Service

Assemblyman William Colton and the Transport Workers Union are calling on the MTA to implement a weekday, limited service for the beleaguered B1...

The Commute: What Is Wrong With The Move NY Plan?

THE COMMUTE: Previously we looked at the historical perspective of previous plans to toll the free East River bridges and briefly discussed the Move...

The Commute: Questions For The MTA Regarding The Proposed B46 SBS

THE COMMUTE: The MTA is proposing Select Bus Service (SBS) on the B46 Utica Avenue bus route scheduled for autumn implementation this year. It...

The Commute: Should The Move NY Plan Be Approved?

THE COMMUTE: The answer is obvious to all the car haters out there. However, those who are more objective in their analysis have legitimate...

The Commute: How Successful Are The MTA’s New Bus Routes? Part...

THE COMMUTE: Yesterday, we showed how the average number of passengers carried per bus for routes discontinued in 2010 was 17.06. New York City...

The Commute: How Successful Are The MTA’s New Bus Routes? Part...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, we used 2014 ridership data to determine how well the MTA’s Select Bus Service (SBS) routes were performing compared to...

The Commute: We Now Have Definitive Proof Select Bus Service (SBS)...

THE COMMUTE: Yesterday, we looked at SBS routes in the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island. Today we examine the B44 SBS in Brooklyn and...

The Commute: We Now Have Definitive Proof Select Bus Service (SBS)...

THE COMMUTE: We know this because 2014 ridership figures are now available. The two metrics the MTA have been using to tout SBS as...

The Commute: We Pay Taxes. We Deserve Answers.

THE COMMUTE: The heart of a democratic society is being responsive to its citizens. A dictatorship does whatever it wants. However, our transportation agencies...