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  Topic: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:08 pm   Subject: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
Another very interesting article (w/photos); this one focuses on the issues with the "dollar vans" in Brooklyn.......

https://www.bklynr.com/brooklyns-dollar-vans-will-not-yield/
  Topic: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 3
Views: 134

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:02 pm   Subject: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
All:

This is a good, in-depth article, regarding the "dollar vans" in New York as well as New Jersey.

An interesting article, to be sure (scary to lean that many "jitneys" ar ...
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 16
Views: 341

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:51 pm   Subject: NYC-AC buses
MaBSTOA 15:

I had forgoteen about those "jitneys: in Atlantic City, back in the day; I've only seen one or two photos of these over the rears.

Sure wouldn't mind driving one of these cute l ...
  Topic: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 3
Views: 134

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:45 pm   Subject: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
......just a little personal note, here......

Due to certain circumstances, I found myself (against my better judgement, might I add!) having to ride a dollar van on several occasions, nearly 20 ye ...
  Topic: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 3
Views: 134

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:40 pm   Subject: New York "Dollar Van Fans"?
Fellows:

On the "General Bus Forum", awhile ago, I started a thread on the "Jitney (Dollar Van) Invasion".

Not surprisingly, it is obvious, I have found, that motorists and c ...
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 16
Views: 341

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:27 pm   Subject: NYC-AC buses
BTW:

NEVER in a MILLION years would have I have even DREAMED of a DOUBLE DECKER in Atlantic City!!!!!!!!!!! Shocked Shocked Shocked

Again, MaBSTOA 15.....a SUPERLATIVE collection of rare old ...
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 16
Views: 341

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:16 pm   Subject: NYC-AC buses
MaBSTOA 15:

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shocked Shocked Shocked

HOLY CRANKCASE!!!!!!!!!! Shocked Shocked

YET AGAIN, you have MORE than OUTDONE yourself.......man, these old photos REALLY rock big ...
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 16
Views: 341

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:26 pm   Subject: NYC-AC buses
But "No Pressure"....eh? Laughing

Exactly! Wink

Your perceptiveness is indeed quite uncanny.......... Rolling Eyes

"NYO"
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 16
Views: 341

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:31 pm   Subject: NYC-AC buses
.......am just curious as to just what "magic tricks" our good friend and resident "Highly Adept Miracle Worker" MaBSTOA 15 might be able to pull out of his seemingly bottomless &q ...
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 43
Views: 953

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:44 am   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
My pleasure!

I enjoy sharing my bus knowledge and photos with my fellow enthusiasts.

(It makes retirement exciting!)

.....your retirement also makes it QUITE exciting for your loyal followers ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
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Views: 1868

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:42 am   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
My favorite bus models of all times were the TDH-4510 and the TDH-3612/3714.

But I fell in love with the TDH-5303 (MaBSTOA) during a snow storm.

Nothing like looking out the windshield as the s ...
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 16
Views: 341

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:12 am   Subject: NYC-AC buses
That would probably be tough to answer...there are so many small ccompanies picking up in various spots around the city to possibly get an accurate count...
If you are just considering the PABT, ther ...
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 43
Views: 953

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:59 am   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
MaBSTOA 15....great shots, thanks for posting them! Smile

traildriver:

I think you'll agree with me that our good friend is QUITE adept at pulling rare bus photos out of his hat with all the grand ...
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 16
Views: 341

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:15 pm   Subject: NYC-AC buses
All:

Just curious as to how many companies operate direct NYC-Atlantic City bus service.

I know such buses would have been quite popular during the "boom era" of casinos; today, with A ...
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 43
Views: 953

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:22 pm   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
....it has FINALLY happened....you have MORE than OUTDONE yourself with these photos!!!!!! Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shocked Shocked :s ...
 
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