THE COMMUTE [/author/arosen/]: I asked if that was the case back in 2010 when I documented 14 buses in a row bypassing bus stops [/is-the-mta-a-private-bus-service-for-kcc-students/] after loading up at Kingsborough Community College. Since then I have done numerous B1 updates documenting service problems. I have written many times to
Should performers sanctioned by the MTA be subject to arrest for drawing a crowd? Photo by Erica ShermanTHE COMMUTE [/tag/the-commute/]: Two weeks ago [/mayoral-candidates-square-off-on-the-future-of-transportation-part-3-of-3/], I reported on the TWU’s concern for rider and employee safety. However, according to [http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/02/26/the-petty-consequence-arrests-and-detention-for-minor-infractions/] Channel 2
Photo by Allan RosenYOU READ IT HERE FIRST: The MTA will announce next week that most bus lines identified earlier this year [http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2012/07/b64-and-other-area-bus-lines-to-be-restored/] for service restorations, investments and improvements will take effect on January 6. Other improvements will not kick in until January 20.
All maps conceived and created by Allan Rosen. Click to enlargeTHE COMMUTE [/tag/the-commute/]: Last week I criticized [/hows-mta-chairman-joe-lhota-doing/] the MTA for referring to the proposed service restorations announced last month as “service investments.” Although 17 out of the 32 proposals are restorations and 15 are new services, these numbers
Photo by Allan RosenLast month, I discussed several bus routes that were either restored or modified after last year’s service cuts as a result of community pressure. I also asked the question, where is the pressure to restore the B4 [/sheepshead-bay-residents-need-to-fight-b4-cuts/], which now only serves Sheepshead Bay part-time? At
Allan Rosen is a 25-year veteran of the MTA, including a former Director of Bus Planning. He’s also a Sheepshead Bay-area resident and one of the original planners behind the B4 route. He previously criticized the MTA’s latest round of cuts [/former-transit-brass-criticizes-latest-cuts/], and here he questions the revisions