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  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
N4 Jamaica

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:53 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Since NYO 2629 mentioned New England Transportation, I must refer to this thread and its link to New England Transportation in Winsted on YouTube:
http://bustalk.info/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4986&h ...
  Topic: Westbound NJ buses entering Lincoln Tunnel 1953
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 3
Views: 46

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:20 am   Subject: Westbound NJ buses entering Lincoln Tunnel 1953
Let's hope the photo link works. There is an Inter City Bus and two Public Service GM's, one with paired windows and an older one with evenly-spaced windows.
Link:
https://i.imgur.com/fX5f4JE.jpg
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  Topic: Jones Beach Summer 2018 Schedule
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 2
Views: 269

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:50 pm   Subject: Jones Beach Summer 2018 Schedule
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1779/30041529078_561f88a875_c.jpgAbout a dozen passengers were on this 18:25 departure, sad, considering that the beach and parking lots were very crowded.
  Topic: Jones Beach Summer 2018 Schedule
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 2
Views: 269

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:40 pm   Subject: Jones Beach Summer 2018 Schedule
The n88 receives passengers at Jones Beach at the West Bathhouse, the Central Mall, and the East Bathhouse. Please note that the schedule uses the 24-hour clock.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1837/4 ...
  Topic: Bx9, "The Bronx & Van"
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 0
Views: 160

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:31 am   Subject: Bx9, "The Bronx & Van"
Another thread about articulated buses brought me the memory of my most recent ride (maybe in 2013) on the Bx9, on a low-floor articulated bus northbound under the el pillars on Broadway.
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We liv ...
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 92
Views: 1995

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:11 pm   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
Those 102" decals on New Jersey buses? Are they marked front and rear? Are there any problem lanes in the Hudson River vehicle tunnels? Do bus drivers have problems hitting tunnel curbs?
Thanks ...
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 92
Views: 1995

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:52 pm   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
I managed to find the width of the U-bahn streetcars in Stuttgart, 2.65 meters or 104.3 inches, wider than our 102-inch buses. Stuttgart took many years to replace a meter-gauge streetcar system with ...
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 92
Views: 1995

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:24 am   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
"SACRE BLEU!!!!! ATTENDEZ, HENRIQUE, LE FLIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

http://world.nycsubway.org/perl/show?148390

Note that this is from ...
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 92
Views: 1995

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:31 pm   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
Yesterday you posted a link to Queens Transit RTS Bus 1 in the College Point yard, surrounded by four New Looks in 1981.
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The RTS has a hand-lettered sign, CLEARVIEW. I cannot imagine what route ...
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 92
Views: 1995

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:40 am   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
On the Flushing Main Street photo from 1972, Scheck Old Look 748 is signed ROCKAWAY, while Queens Transit New Look 146 has as destination a specific intersection, 165th STREET & JAMAICA AVENUE. Th ...
  Topic: Jones Beach Summer 2018 Schedule
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 2
Views: 269

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 9:55 am   Subject: Jones Beach Summer 2018 Schedule
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  Topic: B o T buses over the Brooklyn Bridge (trolleys not replaced)
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 19
Views: 980

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 9:51 pm   Subject: B o T buses over the Brooklyn Bridge (trolleys not replaced)
Fred Zurmuhlen would know about the mixture of engineering, design, politics, and economics that kept transit buses off the Brooklyn Bridge. I suspect the overriding attitude was, "We built the I ...
  Topic: Cutbacks in Sunday bus service, May 1943
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 6
Views: 1854

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:52 pm   Subject: Cutbacks in Sunday bus service, May 1943
Many thanks to W. B. Fishbowl for investigating further and publishing what you learned. Thanks for sharing.
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How I wish that the archives of the Bronx Home News were available on the internet! S ...
  Topic: Yonkers buses, past and present
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 46
Views: 34954

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:16 pm   Subject: Yonkers buses, past and present
From the Herald Statesman in 1950, a trolley in New Rochelle and three buses (a Mack, a GMC, and a Twin Coach).
Let's see whether this link to my photo-of-a-photo works.

Link https://photos.app.go ...
  Topic: The last MTA RTS's
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 4
Views: 561

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:30 pm   Subject: The last MTA RTS's
Incomplete answer: The window is at 66th and Columbus, so you should see Ninth Avenue el trains above New York City Omnibus.
Joe
 
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