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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...

The Commute: DOT And The MTA Have No Answers

THE COMMUTE: Last Thursday, I attended the first of three Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) / Select Bus Service (SBS) Woodhaven / Cross Bay Boulevard...

The Commute: Hypocrite De Blasio Wants Us To Stand Up For...

THE COMMUTE: Mayor Bill de Blasio wants us to ‘stand up’ for transportation… yet he won’t do the same. It’s true. Our roads and...

The Commute: NYC Department Of Transportation (DOT) Announces Final Plans For...

THE COMMUTE: Why should this concern readers of Sheepshead Bites? Well, if you drive to Queens using Woodhaven Boulevard, chances are this will no...

The Commute: We Still Need To Reinvent The MTA

THE COMMUTE: New Yorkers started paying more last week to ride the buses and trains. The MTA claims it needs the extra money to...

The Commute: More MTA Bus Service Mismanagement

THE COMMUTE: We wrote about this subject numerous times. In 2012, we caught the MTA with their pants down. In 2014, we documented jam-packed...

The Commute: Why We Need A Moratorium On Future SBS Routes...

THE COMMUTE: In Part 4, we discussed installing true Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) for the Woodhaven Boulevard Corridor. Now we will look at general...

The Commute: Why We Need A Moratorium On Future SBS Routes...

THE COMMUTE: In Part 3, we discussed community involvement. SBS Future Plans New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg announced at a February...

The Commute: Why We Need A Moratorium On Future SBS Routes...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, in Part 2, we discussed the misrepresentation of facts, contradictions, and how so many are fooled. We now continue that...

The Commute: Why We Need A Moratorium On Future SBS Routes...

THE COMMUTE: Last week in Part 1, we discussed unsubstantiated claims and outright lies used to mislead the public that Select Bus Service (SBS)...

The Commute: Why We Need A Moratorium On Future SBS Routes...

THE COMMUTE: The B44 Nostrand Avenue Route was one-year-old in November 2014. Yet we still don’t have the first year assessment for that route....