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The Commute: How Common Is Bus Bunching?

THE COMMUTE: Last Thursday, I had an appointment near the Kings Highway train station on the Brighton line. I either take the B1 or...

The MTA Is Running A Private Bus Service For Kingsborough Community...

THE COMMUTE: I asked if that was the case back in 2010 when I documented 14 buses in a row bypassing bus stops after...

The Day: Books for Educators and an “Apocalypse” Event

Here's to the end of another weekend in the Nabe, and to an exciting week ahead of us. What did you get up to this weekend? Tell us in the comments.

Police Are Arresting People Every Day For Minor Infractions

THE COMMUTE: Two weeks ago, I reported on the TWU’s concern for rider and employee safety. However, according to Channel 2 News, instead of focusing...

Allan Grades The DOT & MTA

THE COMMUTE: The DOT gets an ‘Incomplete.’ Reason One: As of January 10, the Ocean Avenue Footbridge still has not reopened, although the scheduled completion...

B4 Service To Be Restored Sunday: Here’s The New Route &...

As we announced last week, the B4 is slated for a full service restoration beginning this Sunday, marking the first time since 2010 that...

The Commute: Reflecting On 2012

THE COMMUTE: It is difficult to believe that I have been writing “The Commute” for two years. In my reflections for 2011, which seem...

B64’s Full Service Restoration Gets A Start Date

According to a breaking story from our friends at Sheepshead Bites, the MTA is set to announce that several bus lines identified earlier this...

EXCLUSIVE: Bus Service Restorations, Improvements To Be Implemented January 6

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: The MTA will announce next week that most bus lines identified earlier this year for service restorations, investments and improvements...

MTA Refuses B4 Restoration To Assist Stranded Sandy Victims In Plumb...

The MTA denied a request yesterday to restore 'round-the-clock B4 bus service to Plumb Beach just one month ahead of schedule, even though scores...

Southern Brooklyn Service Investments

THE COMMUTE: Last week I criticized the MTA for referring to the proposed service restorations announced last month as “service investments.” Although 17 out of...

How’s MTA Chairman Joe Lhota Doing?

THE COMMUTE: When MTA Chairman Joe Lhota took the helm at the MTA from Jay Walder at the beginning of this year, I asked the...

What Can We Learn From The B4 Experience?

THE COMMUTE: Ned heard my name for the first time when I emailed him in March 2010 with my testimony opposing the Brooklyn bus service...

B4 Line To Be Fully Restored! Victory For Sheepshead Bay Community

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: After petitions, public workshops and letters from local officials, the MTA will announce today that the B4 bus line will...

B64 And Other Area Bus Lines To Be Restored!

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: The MTA will announce today that the B64 and other area bus lines that saw service cut or eliminated in...