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Meet Vincent Mashburn. He’s a city bus driver who smiles a lot and offers messages of inspiration to passengers. And not just on Valentine’s Day (he once won an award for being great), although he did break out the extra charm while zooming across 42nd Street this morning. He made positive announcements and told me […]

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This weekend vintage MTA buses were dusted off and touted around Rockaway Park as part of one of MTA’s summer events. Reddit user boxofrain was on hand for the event and snapped some cool shots. The MTA’s website said that the tour was “generally not appropriate for young children or babies in strollers.” Huh? Perhaps […]

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Although the MTA has been planning on outfitting city buses with surveillance cameras for a while now, the cash strapped agency is using the recent, highly publicized beating of one of its drivers, to aggressively pursue that goal. This week, transit officials announced they’ll be installing the expensive devices in hundreds of buses to keep […]

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A Queens comedian recently raced a bus across 42nd Street while riding a Big Wheels-like tricycle in an attempt to achieve viral video success and make a point about the sluggish pace of city buses. Spoiler: He wins.‬ ‪ […]

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Within a two block radius of Flushing Avenue and Broadway in Brooklyn, four city buses with chains on their tires, were seen stuck in the snow or out of service due to the slippery road conditions. (Photos: ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Despite being broke and instituting a doomsday budget that included fare hikes and severe service cuts, the MTA is moving forward with a plan to put cameras in all city buses, so our mostly miserable commutes aboard them can be adequately surveilled. A contract worth about $10 million is expected to go to a Florida […]

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Do you enjoy watching repetitive videos of buses? If so, then you might want to check out this YouTube channel featuring video “tributes” of MTA buses stopping, going, pulling up to curbs, pulling away from curbs—you know, just buses, doing bus things. […]

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And you all thought the Fung Wah bus was a good deal. To hype a new twice-daily bus service from New York to Toronto ingeniously titled “NeOn,” one-way fares are being offered for a dollar. The upside: Each bus sports free Wi-Fi, TVs for DVDs, and power outlets. The downside: It’s a 10-hour drive and […]

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