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  Topic: My Ride Today With A Probationary B/O
pc2871

Replies: 8
Views: 5018

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 11:50 am   Subject: My Ride Today With A Probationary B/O
I guess the student training period for line training was lengthened because of miscellaneous runs. It is now more difficult because student operators may wind up learning more than one route riding w ...
  Topic: Hicksville: cyclist fatality
pc2871

Replies: 3
Views: 3327

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:22 pm   Subject: Hicksville: cyclist fatality
I hope the MTA doesn't hang the driver for this fatality. Its bad enough that you have to live this fatality.
  Topic: Hillside Ave. crash 1.6.2008
pc2871

Replies: 10
Views: 6082

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:56 pm   Subject: Hillside Ave. crash 1.6.2008
I hope no passengers on that N6 bus are hurt by this idiot.
If I was the LI Bus driver, I would be more concerned about the safety and well being of the people I have on the bus than the occupants of ...
  Topic: MTA Bus MCI Classic #7901
pc2871

Replies: 3
Views: 3804

PostForum: Photographs, Bus Logs and Route Suggestion Ideas   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:39 pm   Subject: MTA Bus MCI Classic #7901
I think they should have placed the MTA Bus logo right next to the Bus number in the back instead of right next to the clearance lights.
  Topic: Recent bus moves with Orion Vs
pc2871

Replies: 5
Views: 4399

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:36 pm   Subject: Recent bus moves with Orion Vs
I just saw bus 501 from Castleton on the Q20/44 today at Main and Roosevelt. I also believe 493 is at Stengel from SI.
  Topic: NYCT Bus For Sale
pc2871

Replies: 6
Views: 5224

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:33 pm   Subject: NYCT Bus For Sale
I believe the Vikings are operational. They still send these out on x51 runs. I believe the MTA is selling the vikings so the wont have to stock parts for the vikings in the future as they are standar ...
  Topic: Level II HEV's @ MCH
pc2871

Replies: 6
Views: 4658

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:29 pm   Subject: Level II HEV's @ MCH
What would happen to the drivers when a bus come back with a scratch on one of the II buses. This would suck especially if the scratches were made while the buses are being parked.
  Topic: Hybrid fuel economy
pc2871

Replies: 7
Views: 6343

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:13 pm   Subject: Hybrid fuel economy
Series Hybrids will do better with the same engine than their parallel hybrid counterparts if all else is equal.
my understanding is that the NYC Hybrids are set to the lowest possible acceleration, ...
  Topic: Operator Assaulted
pc2871

Replies: 2
Views: 5266

PostForum: Transit Employee Discussion, Information, & Issues   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:36 am   Subject: Operator Assaulted
Sometimes I wonder if its worth challanging someone who is selling illegal fares. The risk of an altercation is just not worth it.
  Topic: Questions You Always Wanted To Ask Your Bus Operator
pc2871

Replies: 15
Views: 20392

PostForum: Transit Employee Discussion, Information, & Issues   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:34 am   Subject: Questions You Always Wanted To Ask Your Bus Operator
You have a much greater chance of getting caught stealing a bus than you do stealing a vette.
  Topic: Photos from yesterday December 19th 2007
pc2871

Replies: 6
Views: 4423

PostForum: Photographs, Bus Logs and Route Suggestion Ideas   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:31 am   Subject: Photos from yesterday December 19th 2007
Nice Pictures. I wonder what are they replacing Eastchester's fleet with When they pull the MCIs to Staten Island. I know that Bus 3248 used be assigned to Ech.
  Topic: LGA NOW has the Q11...
pc2871

Replies: 1
Views: 2204

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:19 am   Subject: LGA NOW has the Q11...
This picture was a dead give away that the bus has been transferred out of Lga. An the R/S Mirror of an RTS from LGA is a smaller mirror than the standard MTA Mirrors.
  Topic: What Does The Orange Square Mean?
pc2871

Replies: 8
Views: 4905

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:08 am   Subject: What Does The Orange Square Mean?
I remember asking an operator from ENY and he tells me that this means the bus is safe to park out doors when its cold.
Buses without such stickers are not to be parked outside because they may enco ...
  Topic: Level II HEV's @ MCH
pc2871

Replies: 6
Views: 4658

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:06 am   Subject: Level II HEV's @ MCH
Basically these buses are the ones that the yard dispatchers will be checking everyday to see if there are any damages done to the buses.

I know at Stengel there are also a number of 6200 Series Or ...
  Topic: 7427 is at Spring Creek
pc2871

Replies: 5
Views: 4016

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:02 am   Subject: 7427 is at Spring Creek
I saw Bus 3226 running on the X17.
I saw it at 57th and Lex Thursday 12/20 at 7:30 pm.
 
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