Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation

Roster Current Up To: June 7th, 2019


The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) is a New York State public-benefit corporation responsible for developing Roosevelt Island, a small strip of land in the East River, part of the borough of Manhattan. The Red Bus, a service of RIOC, provides bus service on a single route with regular, weekday rush-hour, and weekday morning express service between the Tram Station and the Octagon. In addition to its regular service connecting the Roosevelt Island tramway and subway stations with the rest of the island, the Red Bus also operates special event and commuter service, the latter only in effect when the tramway is shut down.

(Daimler Buses North America)
  Orion VII Next Generation Hybrid (Model 07.501)
Model Year Fleet No.
(Total)
Engine Drive Fleet Notes Image
2007 7
(1)

ISB

HybriDrive® Series
  • Ex-MTA Bus Company #1294, Originally Orion Bus Industries Demonstrator #1294
  • Built to Toronto Transit Commission specifications
  • Purchased by RIOC in 2010.
2009 5-6
(2)

ISB

HybriDrive® Series
Total Buses:    3  
 

  Xcelsior® 40′ (XD40)
Model Year Fleet No.
(Total)
Engine Trans. Fleet Notes Image
2015 8-9
(2)

ISL9

Bus Series B400R
2018 10-11
(2)

L9

Bus Series B400R
Total Buses:    4  

7 Total Buses
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