DOT plans to use cameras to keep cabs and government vehicles out of the 34th Street lanes. Last Monday the city launched phase one of its second Select Bus Service route, on 34th Street in Manhattan. From what we could tell on Friday, so far some new signage and fresh terracotta paint are about all […]
The practice undermines the purpose of transit-only lanes, and the city has loosened bus lane camera enforcement to accommodate it.
A tipster sends in these shots of police — again — and trucks — again — parked in the 34th Street Select Bus Service lane. Looks like the city’s Botts’ Dots are more soft than barrier. Where is the outrage from the parking-obsessed media? Oh, right — they’re out chasing the real story.
DOT crews recently put down new terra cotta paint for buses on 23rd Street in Manhattan and Jay Street in Brooklyn. In the fall, Select Bus Service will bring faster bus service to the M23’s 15,000 daily riders with dedicated lanes, off-board payment, and consolidated bus stops. The bus lanes are set to run eastbound from Ninth Avenue to Second Avenue and westbound […]
It’s finally happening. More than a year after bus lanes were installed on 125th Street east of Lenox Avenue, the first signs have appeared that DOT will soon be painting red bus-only lanes in West Harlem. The first round of camera-enforced bus lanes, from Lenox to Second Avenue, have helped speed local buses on 125th Street between 7 and […]
Select Bus Service launched on 23rd Street in Manhattan this morning, the twelfth SBS route in the city and the sixth to start up under Mayor de Blasio. With dedicated lanes, off-board fare collection, and consolidated stops, SBS should mean faster crosstown service for the riders who make 15,000 trips on the M23 on an average […]