Bus Rapid Transit

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New B44 May Speed Up Commuting For Riders But Increases Traffic

In a not so-scientific analysis, DNAinfo found [http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140113/crown-heights/brooklyns-new-b44-express-bus-causes-traffic-nightmare-residents-say] that the new Select Bus Service B44 causes a massive amount of traffic whenever it comes tumbling along Nostrand Avenue. The new bus service began operations on November 17, 2013 [/the-b44-sbs-is-now-operational/], and in the time

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Our Mass Transit Future – Part 3: What Happened To Democracy?

MTA New York City Transit employees load subway cars onto flatbed trucks for transportation to the Rockaway Peninsula. Source: MTAPhotos / FlickrTHE COMMUTE [/tag/the-commute/]: In Part 1 [/our-mass-transit-future-part-1-what-is-wrong-with-select-bus-service/], I discussed the various Select Bus Service corridors presently in operation and how their success or lack thereof has not been adequately

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Silver Star Owner Blasts Nostrand SBS Service, Non-Existent Outreach

Source: Ariela B./YelpOur man Randy Rojas hit Nostrand Avenue to bring you yesterday’s story about local businesses outraged that the government failed to do any outreach [/dot-mta-fail-to-inform-local-businesses-about-major-traffic-changes-on-nostrand-avenue/] in the two years of planning for Select Bus Service on the commercial strip. Now another of Nostrand Avenue’s largest