New York City Bus

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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Tech to Help New York MTA Better Manage Crowds, Performance

Data related to crowded New York City Subway platforms and delayed trains are getting increasingly detailed, aided by two new technology projects, while two other projects are slated to address bus performance and routing. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), which oversees the city’s subway and bus system, will lead several year-long pilot projects to improve […]

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M14 Select Bus Service Launches on 14th Street

If you ride an M14 bus, you’ve likely experienced a longer than expected wait times at your stop, a longer than expected trip once you’re on the bus, buses that arrive in bunches and off-schedule, or some combination of the three. During the busiest travel times, M14 A/D buses spend about 60% of their trips […]

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Congressman Max Rose and MTA Leadership Announce New State-of-the-Art Bus Fleet, Contactless Fare Payment System on Staten Island

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and U.S. Rep. Max Rose (D-NY-11) announced that a total of 77 new state-of-the-art buses will be put into service on Staten Island this year as the MTA works to modernize bus service with new vehicles and a new contactless fare payment system that speeds entry and allows all-door boarding. […]

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NYMTA Bus Fleet Summary Has Moved

Continuing with our move from the wiki, the New York MTA Bus Fleet Summary is now live on the Insider’s Guide. You can now view all the specific information about each bus order along with a link to a summary of the Museum and Miscellanous fleet. Find the link in the Fleet Roster tab above! […]

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The Electrification of NYC

Out with the old, and in with the new: The Electrification of New York City Buses As many may know by now, the largest transit agency in North America (MTA New York City Transit and Bus Company) has begun the process of implementing an all-electric bus fleet by January 2040. The MTA recently retired the […]

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The NYMTA Depot Roster Moved!

The New York MTA Bus Depot by Depot roster that was once hosted on TTMG’s wiki page is now being hosted on the new Insider’s Guide blog! Soon the Fleet Roster as well as the other various NYMTA info pages from the wiki will be transfered over here to the new Insider’s Guide Check it […]

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