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  Topic: Staten Island Express Buses, then and now
Dan

Replies: 23
Views: 2651

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:11 pm   Subject: Staten Island Express Buses, then and now
According to the 1969 SI Bus map the only SI express service was the 'R8X' from Port Richmond to Adams Street in Brooklyn. By the 1974 Bus map many express routes to Manhattan had been established.
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  Topic: Staten Island Express Buses, then and now
Dan

Replies: 23
Views: 2651

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:40 pm   Subject: Staten Island Express Buses, then and now
According to the 1969 SI Bus map the only SI express service was the 'R8X' from Port Richmond to Adams Street in Brooklyn. By the 1974 Bus map many express routes to Manhattan had been established.
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  Topic: Staten Island Express Bus Study March 2018
Dan

Replies: 1
Views: 602

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: Staten Island Express Bus Study March 2018
Better that the first plan announced last year but not the final plan. No equivalent to the current x2, x3 and x9 which start at Tysens Lane.

Here are all the MTA maps and some other related items ...
  Topic: NYCTA Roster
Dan

Replies: 6
Views: 1659

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:09 am   Subject: NYCTA Roster
Thanks for posting these bus rosters. I'm deducing from the S.I. roster that the '9X' was the first SI - Manhattan express bus route.
  Topic: Rare Bus Stop Sign
Dan

Replies: 8
Views: 3593

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:03 am   Subject: Rare Bus Stop Sign
I remember those little metal signs at a few B8 and other bus stops in Brooklyn. They were never widely installed and looked cheap.
  Topic: MTA Holds Open Houses to Improve Express Bus Service on S.I.
Dan

Replies: 0
Views: 933

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:22 pm   Subject: MTA Holds Open Houses to Improve Express Bus Service on S.I.
MTA Holds Open Houses to Improve Express Bus Service on Staten Island.

MTA Press Release 09-22-2017:
http://www.mta.info/press-release/nyc-transit/mta-holds-open-houses-improve-express-bus-service ...
  Topic: Rare Bus Stop Sign
Dan

Replies: 8
Views: 3593

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:31 am   Subject: Rare Bus Stop Sign
Back in 1965 we took the TA's Brooklyn World's Fair Bus from Flatbush/Nostrand to the WF. What a disaster. Long trip on a hot crowded hard-seat bus. The TA was too cheap and or stupid to purchase more ...
  Topic: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
Dan

Replies: 17
Views: 4952

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:46 am   Subject: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
...It went from Bay Ridge to Port Richmond. It had GM New Looks based in Brooklyn, but it may have had a R-route designation...
Joe
It was the R7/R7A, later designated S7, renumbered to S53 someti ...
  Topic: Duplicative bus and subway routes in NYC
Dan

Replies: 4
Views: 1701

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: Duplicative bus and subway routes in NYC
Two or three times over the past half-century, the transit administration in time of financial straits has announced they would eliminate surface routes that duplicated subway routes. The gunshot on B ...
  Topic: Staten Island Bus Study - Express Bus study released
Dan

Replies: 0
Views: 1179

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:58 am   Subject: Staten Island Bus Study - Express Bus study released
MTA official release: http://www.mta.info/SIExpressBus

Staten Island Advance coverage:
http://www.silive.com/news/2017/06/see_it_staten_island_express_b.html#incart_river_index
http://www.silive. ...
  Topic: Remember the 77 WABC bus placards?
Dan

Replies: 72
Views: 13044

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue May 30, 2017 10:35 am   Subject: Remember the 77 WABC bus placards?

Even WBAI 99.5 FM:

Probably WBAI's advertising budget for the entire year.
  Topic: Remember the 77 WABC bus placards?
Dan

Replies: 72
Views: 13044

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 10:49 am   Subject: Remember the 77 WABC bus placards?
Another 1970's AVENUE B & E. BROADWAY photo, showing another coach on their roster adorned with a "RADIOJIT" poster.....
http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?56
(courtesy: bus.nycsubway ...
  Topic: Remember the 77 WABC bus placards?
Dan

Replies: 72
Views: 13044

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 9:22 am   Subject: Remember the 77 WABC bus placards?
Battery Pl. & Washington, 1972.......
http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1561
(courtesy: bus.nycsubway.org)

Nice photo, never knew that the R9X ran to Great Kills Park.
  Topic: High Tech Service Planning Report
Dan

Replies: 3
Views: 1928

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:46 am   Subject: High Tech Service Planning Report
Very interesting use of technology. I was surprised that the MTA is this advanced. Is this technology being used in the (long awaited) Staten Island Bus Study?
  Topic: Northeastern Queens Bus Study
Dan

Replies: 4
Views: 1640

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:32 pm   Subject: Northeastern Queens Bus Study
Were any of the recommendations ever implemented? We are still waiting for the results of the Staten Island Bus Study. The MTA workshops were over a year ago.

http://web.mta.info/nyct/service/SI_Bu ...
 
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