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  Topic: Exact Fares Began Today
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: Today in New York City Transit History   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:09 pm   Subject: Exact Fares Began Today
The poster below says it all...

If memory serves me correctly, the only update to the Johnson/Keene fare boxes on all city owned buses was the change in the base to a pedestal with a safety lock bo ...
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 14
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:25 pm   Subject: When brand new!
Parked outside the 54th Street Depot, number 5523, showing route 1 Madison Ave. via 135th St., a TDH-5303, with billboard signs installed at the factory minus the side ad racks and the agency logo on ...
  Topic: Rare Bus Stop Sign
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 1
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:17 pm   Subject: Rare Bus Stop Sign
Here is a rare bus stop sign used by Queens Transit during 1964-1965 for their bus service to the World's Fair.
  Topic: Destination photos needed!
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 16
Views: 1449

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:14 pm   Subject: Interesting destination sign
Note the small ad under the headlights...

"Express Bus, New York City Transit Authority"
  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 70
Views: 2464

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:41 am   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
Queens Transit/Queens Surface had a New Look bus with square windows.
  Topic: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 2
Views: 249

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:37 am   Subject: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
The winning bid was for $2000.00.

BTW, the location of this truck was Boonville, New York
  Topic: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 2
Views: 249

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:55 pm   Subject: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
This former Triboro Coach tow truck is for sale on EBay, item #311926442369

Current bids: 16; current bid amount: $1425.00

It's a GMC 2 1/2 ton 6X6 ex-U.S. Army truck from World War !!
  Topic: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 17
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:11 pm   Subject: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
The City retired the last Mack C-49s and the GM TDH 5106s in 1971.
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 66
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:36 pm   Subject: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
#1452 is a GM TDH-4507, part of the fleet numbers 1300-1499, serial numbers 351-550 of 1947. This was the second order of 4507s made by Surface Transportation.
  Topic: Queen Marys for Sale
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 1
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:31 pm   Subject: Queen Marys for Sale
Fifth Avenue Coach offers three non operational Queen Marys on sale

Note the date for tendering of the bids
  Topic: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 6
Views: 475

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:17 pm   Subject: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
This is a Flxible issued flyer
  Topic: 'GM OLD LOOK ODDITIES'
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:46 pm   Subject: 'GM OLD LOOK ODDITIES'
Here is another view
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 14
Views: 3347

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:43 pm   Subject: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
An interesting New Look, #3000 of the NYPD
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 14
Views: 3347

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:41 pm   Subject: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
Two ex-Surface Transit "New Looks" in service for MaBSTOA

3154 is on route 2, Concourse in the Bronx
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 66
Views: 3296

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:37 pm   Subject: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
Here is a view of a line up of GM buses ready for delivery led by a Fifth Avenue Coach TDH-4506, number 2205 still in the gray and white scheme as required by the ODT. Other models and operators follo ...
 
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