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  Topic: Avenue B’s Express Routes
GojiMet86

Replies: 4
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2022 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: Avenue B’s Express Routes
Found the following information on Wikipedia under the category “List of Express Routes in New York City”

Avenue B and East Broadway Transit Company (special service)




I added that informat ...
  Topic: MTA to study Queens-Brooklyn Interborough Express rail line
GojiMet86

Replies: 0
Views: 1322

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 12:32 am   Subject: MTA to study Queens-Brooklyn Interborough Express rail line
MTA to study ‘Interborough Express’ on old freight lines from Brooklyn to Queens
By Kevin Duggan

Governor Kathy Hochul wants to revive a proposal to repurpose miles freight rail lines between sout ...
  Topic: Jamaica Bus Depot to become 100% Electric
GojiMet86

Replies: 0
Views: 1412

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Dec 14, 2021 3:37 pm   Subject: Jamaica Bus Depot to become 100% Electric
From the MTA's Facebook page:



The Jamaica Bus Depot is going electric! 🚌⚡️

In 2022, we’re beginning construction to fully rebuild the depot from the ground up, transform ...
  Topic: Flixbus acquires Greyhound
GojiMet86

Replies: 4
Views: 2387

PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:56 am   Subject: Flixbus acquires Greyhound
Flixbus has acquired Greyhound:

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020006193/en/


FlixMobility Acquires Greyhound to Expand U.S. Intercity Bus Services
- Combination of FlixBus and Gr ...
  Topic: Suffolk County Coach Bus Operators Roster
GojiMet86

Replies: 155
Views: 208198

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:40 pm   Subject: Suffolk County Coach Bus Operators Roster
168 is a Prevost H3-45. The license plate brings up a 2014 VIN. Looking at the photo I took, it is second-hand. I can see a faint old number, 928. No clue who owned it before.

170 is a 2020 Prevost ...
  Topic: Nassau County Transit Roster
GojiMet86

Replies: 2
Views: 3995

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 7:51 pm   Subject: Nassau County Transit Roster
NICE is soliciting bids for 6 electric buses:


https://www.nicebus.com/About-NICE/Procurement

HEAVY DUTY LOW-FLOOR 40 FOOT BATTERY ELECTRIC BUS PROCUREMENT
Project V-2073
Category: Bus Procur ...
  Topic: Nassau County Transit Roster
GojiMet86

Replies: 2
Views: 3995

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:56 am   Subject: Nassau County Transit Roster
The Gilligs have started their migration to New York:

https://i.imgur.com/UPSmxqN.jpg
  Topic: Q98V and B98V: Two new mass vaccination-site lines
GojiMet86

Replies: 0
Views: 2790

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:26 pm   Subject: Q98V and B98V: Two new mass vaccination-site lines
https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-opening-state-fema-mass-vaccination-site-york-college-queens-and

MTA Will Launch Pilot Program March 1 to Enhance Bus Service from NYCHA an ...
  Topic: Fifth Avenue Coach at LaGuardia Airport
GojiMet86

Replies: 5
Views: 4975

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:32 am   Subject: Fifth Avenue Coach at LaGuardia Airport
What was that B-72 or Q-72 route?
I rode the Junction Blvd streetcar to its turnback above the Grand Central Parkway.
Joe

The original name was the B72 despite never running in Brooklyn. It was ...
  Topic: Nassau County Transit Roster
GojiMet86

Replies: 2
Views: 3995

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:44 pm   Subject: Nassau County Transit Roster
The roster for NICE bus as of 2/13/2021.

The year for the buses is based on the VIN, not the year they were built or delivered, followed by model, number, any notes, and quantity:



Active:
2 ...
  Topic: New Flyer to provide 128 hybrids to Westchester Bee-Line
GojiMet86

Replies: 0
Views: 2826

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:38 pm   Subject: New Flyer to provide 128 hybrids to Westchester Bee-Line
The base order is for 66 XDE40, with options for an additional 52 XDE40 and 10 XDE35 buses.


https://www.newflyer.com/content/2021/02/westchester-county-awards-new-flyer-a-contract-for-up-to-128-h ...
  Topic: New Jersey Transit to redesign bus system
GojiMet86

Replies: 1
Views: 2952

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 1:15 pm   Subject: New Jersey Transit to redesign bus system
NJT wants to redesign the Newark bus network:

https://www.njtransit.com/newbus
  Topic: Transport of New Jersey (TNJ) - BUS ROSTER?
GojiMet86

Replies: 14
Views: 14119

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:35 pm   Subject: Transport of New Jersey (TNJ) - BUS ROSTER?
Thanks, that explains it then. I actually sent him a PM over FB a few days ago. His profile had showed activity up through August 2020. I had no idea.

I noticed that there were a few websites th ...
  Topic: Transport of New Jersey (TNJ) - BUS ROSTER?
GojiMet86

Replies: 14
Views: 14119

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:35 pm   Subject: Transport of New Jersey (TNJ) - BUS ROSTER?
Thanks, that explains it then. I actually sent him a PM over FB a few days ago. His profile had showed activity up through August 2020. I had no idea.

I noticed that there were a few websites th ...
  Topic: Two buses in Astoria (Photo by Dave Gelinas)
GojiMet86

Replies: 0
Views: 3095

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:09 am   Subject: Two buses in Astoria (Photo by Dave Gelinas)
I spotted this photo in an Astoria Facebook group. The posts says the photo is circa the 1940s.


https://i.imgur.com/ktlgfHt.jpg
 
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