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NYMTA contractor New Flyer putting workers at risk of coronavirus

A New York contractor that does over $1 billion worth of business with the transit system is sending workers out to high-risk locations with no protective equipment, downplaying the coronavirus and refusing to enforce social distancing, The Post has learned. Publicly traded New Flyer of America builds buses for the MTA and operates two facilities in New […]

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Nova Bus kicks off 2020 with the biggest US contract of its history

Leading North American transit bus manufacturer Nova Bus starts the year with the win of a New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) contract. The awarded contract for Nova Bus is for 165 – 40 ft hybrid buses (with BAE propulsion system) with options for 126 hybrid buses and 209 diesel buses for a potential […]

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Bus-mounted lane enforcement cameras coming to Brooklyn’s busiest route

The ABLE Camera Program has issued more than 9,700 violations across three bus routes where cameras deployed, improving commutes for the more than 100,000 daily riders. The bus-mounted cameras on the B46 Select Bus Service (SBS) route will begin enforcement on dedicated bus lanes Feb. 20, according to an announcement from Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) […]

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MTA bus-mounted camera program begins issuing bus lane violations on B44 SBS route

Motorists caught by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) new bus-mounted cameras on the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) route will begin to receive violations with fines up to $250. The forward-facing cameras on buses serving the B44 SBS route in Brooklyn were implemented Oct. 30, which was the start of a 60-day warning period during which […]

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N.Y. MTA draft plan dramatically redraws Queens bus network

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released a draft plan for the Queens Bus Network Redesign, a key milestone in a customer-focused process to reimagine the century-old Queens bus system to better serve customers, shorten commute times, speed up buses, increase intermodal connections, and provide more frequency and choices to travel within the borough and to Brooklyn, […]

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NY MTA mounted-camera program begins issuing bus lane violations

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) said its 60-day warning period for bus lane blockers on the M15 Select Bus Service route has now ended and motorists who are caught by the MTA’s new bus-mounted cameras will now receive violations with fines up to $250. The forward-facing cameras on buses serving the M15 SBS route on First and Second […]

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MTA uses digital open house to present Bronx Bus Network Redesign Final Plan

The New York City Transit (NYCT) will host its first digital open house Dec. 12 to enhance the agency’s public outreach efforts, with the inaugural web presentation planned to target Bronx residents and bus customers seeking information on the final plan on the Bronx Bus Network Redesign. The proposed final plan was unveiled in October […]

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Final plan for MTA’s Bronx bus network redesign adds new local and express service

The final plan for the Bronx Bus Network Redesign was released by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). It proposes two new local routes, one new express route, increases service frequency on nine corridors where multiple bus routes share streets, improves crosstown connections, balances stop spacing and streamlines circuitous routes to increase service reliability and intermodal […]

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MTA Removes Printed Schedules from Bus Stops

The MTA has decided to remove arrival schedules from all its bus stops in to save some money, angering elected officials in Queens, a borough dominated by bus service. Removal of the paper schedules began last month in the borough, where the MTA has posted information recommending riders to use the MyMTA app, text the […]

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MTA Marks Millionth OMNY Tap

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that a subway customer entering the Fulton Center station provided the one millionth successful tap on the new OMNY fare payment system, a milestone accomplished at a much higher usage rate than initially estimated. OMNY launched as a limited public pilot on May 31 at 16 subway stations […]

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