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New B44 May Speed Up Commuting For Riders But Increases Traffic

In a not so-scientific analysis, DNAinfo found that the new Select Bus Service B44 causes a massive amount of traffic whenever it comes tumbling...

The 7 Line Extension And A Push For BRT

THE COMMUTE: On Friday, Mayor Bloomberg and the press took a ride on the 7 extension to 34th Street, although the line is still six...

Keep Your Receipts! MTA To Deploy Fare Evasion Team On B44...

Beginning this Sunday, December 8, the MTA will deploy members of its Eagle Team, the unit dedicated to identifying and fining fare evaders, along...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 3 Of...

THE COMMUTE: This week we are taking another look at the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS). On Monday we discussed major problems thus far:...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 2 Of...

THE COMMUTE: Yesterday, in Part 1, we provided some media coverage from NewsChannel 12 and NY 1 showing rider frustrations with the new B44...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 1 Of...

THE COMMUTE: Select Bus Service (SBS) on the first route in Brooklyn, the B44, is now one week old. I have not yet had...

The B44 SBS Is Now Operational

THE COMMUTE: After two years of delay, and five years of planning, the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) finally made its debut yesterday along...

This Past Week In Transit News

THE COMMUTE: I thank Dr. John Rozankowski for filling in for me last week as I enjoyed a week away from New York City...

B44 Select Bus Service Payment Machines Debut Ahead Of November 17...

Select Bus Service payment machines have started popping up on Nostrand Avenue, Emmons Avenue and Knapp Street ahead of the kickoff for new express...

MTA Offers Few Solutions To Fix Problems Affecting Local Bus Routes:...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, we discussed the MTA’s recent attempts to fix problems with the local bus system such as newly-designed routes that suffer...

MTA Offers Few Solutions To Fix Problems Affecting Local Bus Routes:...

THE COMMUTE: Last August, I critiqued the 23-page MTA planning outline, entitled “Looking Ahead.” Last week, the MTA released the full report — a...

On The Use Of Cars Versus More Mass Transit

THE COMMUTE: My article about traffic congestion last week sparked a lot of criticism, specifically on SubChat, from those accusing me of being an...

Cuomo Names Tom Prendergast As New MTA Chairman And More About...

THE COMMUTE: It was announced on Friday that, after 100 days without a permanent chairman, the former head of New York City Transit, Thomas...

B44 Select Bus Service (SBS): Part 3 Of 3 — When...

THE COMMUTE: In Part 1, we discussed why it is too late to change the proposed B44 Select Bus Service (SBS). In Part 2,...

Photo: B44 SBS Construction Underway Around Nostrand Avenue

Construction crews were on Emmons Avenue and Nostrand Avenue today, beginning the installation process of sidewalk bulbs - or bulges that stick out into...