Allan Rosen

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The Commute: Let’s Have An Honest Discussion About Select Bus Service
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The Commute: Let’s Have An Honest Discussion About Select Bus Service

Photo by Patrick Cashin / MTA [https://www.flickr.com/photos/mtaphotos/10930772084/]THE COMMUTE [/tag/the-commute/]: That is what blogger Ben Kabak requested last week in Second Avenue Sagas [http://secondavenuesagas.com/2015/07/09/thoughts-on-treating-buses-with-more-respect-or-why-woodhaven-brt-wont-jeopardize-the-second-ave-subway/] . What prompted his article was something I wrote [http://www.gothamgazette.com/index.php/

The Commute: How Successful Are The MTA’s New Bus Routes? Part 1 Of 2

The Commute: How Successful Are The MTA’s New Bus Routes? Part 1 Of 2

Source: Wikimedia (Adam E. Moreira)THE COMMUTE [/tag/the-commute/]: Last week [/the-commute-we-now-have-definitive-proof-select-bus-service-sbs-is-a-failure-part-2-of-2/] , we used 2014 ridership data to determine how well the MTA’s Select Bus Service (SBS) routes were performing compared to local and limited routes. We determined that only two of the seven routes performed better than the

The Commute: We Now Have Definitive Proof Select Bus Service (SBS) Is A Failure — Part 2 Of 2

The Commute: We Now Have Definitive Proof Select Bus Service (SBS) Is A Failure — Part 2 Of 2

The B44 SBS. Source: Patrick Cashin / MTA / FlickrTHE COMMUTE [/tag/the-commute/]: Yesterday [/the-commute-we-now-have-definitive-proof-select-bus-service-sbs-is-a-failure-part-1-of-2/] , we looked at SBS routes in the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island. Today we examine the B44 SBS in Brooklyn and future routes. Brooklyn Annual ridership on the B44 is down by 4.4 percent as compared

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