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Bus Advocates Renew Push For Flatbush Avenue Bus Lane Despite Mayor’s Lack of Support

A broad coalition of transit advocates and labor unions gathered Tuesday to demand Mayor Adams get over his reluctance to improve buses on the borough-spanning avenue.

July 10, 2024

Citywide Bus Speeds Crash-Land To Pre-Pandemic Lows

"If someone is traveling three miles on the bus, a bus that goes 7 miles per hour can get them to the destination 10 minutes faster than the bus going 5 miles per hour."

June 25, 2024

The Definition of Great BRT Is Changing Fast — And Most of the U.S. Isn’t Measuring Up

A top international transportation organization is setting the record straight about what BRT is – and what it should aspire to be in 2024.

May 16, 2024

EXCLUSIVE: OMNY Debuts on Fair Fares After Delays

The long-awaited Fair Fares expansion will launch as a three-month pilot for a few dozen riders.

May 1, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: ‘ACE’ in the Hole Edition

The MTA approved a $141-million contract to put hundreds of new automated traffic enforcement cameras on buses. Plus more news.

May 1, 2024

NYC Transit’s New Operations Planning Chief Wants To Fight ‘Ghost Buses’

One-time transit advocate and current MTA Paratransit VP Chris Pangilinan will oversee bus and subway operations for the whole city.

April 19, 2024

Friday’s Headlines: Gimme Bus Shelter Edition

The days of the Landmarks Preservation Commission reviewing every proposed bus shelter in landmarked districts may be no more. Plus more news.

April 19, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: Get the Buses Moving Edition

Let's focus on a little footnote from Marcia Kramer's damn good interview on WCBS2 on Sunday with MTA CEO Janno Lieber. Plus other news.

April 10, 2024

Legislators Propose More Bus Service, Transit Discounts In State Budget Negotiations

The proposals for increased bus investment are part of State Sen. Michael Gianaris and Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani's "Get Congestion Pricing Right" platform.

March 12, 2024

Opinion: The Bronx Had Air Quality Issues Long Before Congestion Pricing

The MTA forecasts additional trucks traffic on the Cross Bronx Expressway — but the solutions to the Bronx's air quality challenges lie elsewhere.

March 5, 2024