Colton (Source: Facebook)The following is an op-ed by Assemblyman William Colton, representative from the 47th District serving Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend. Improving and restoring public transit services, such as our subway and bus lines, will greatly improve the quality of life for those living and working in southwest
Image courtesy of Assemblyman William ColtonFrom the offices of Assemblyman William Colton: Declaring the B64’s return to Southwest Brooklyn a “victory we can all be proud of,” Assemblyman William Colton (D-Bensonhurst) and his Transportation Improvement Coalition Co-Chairs Mark Treyger and Priscilla Consolo have organized a Celebration Rally to mark
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