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Encyclopedia > Buses in New York City
An Orion VII bus on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
An Orion VII bus on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

New York City, United States has an extensive system of bus routes, with local service as well as express service to outlying areas, adjacent cities, and suburbs. These supplement the area's rail networks - the New York City Subway, Staten Island Railway, Port Authority Trans-Hudson, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. Because of the extensive transit system, many New Yorkers do not own a car or even have a driver's license. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 676 KB) Summary Author: Michael P. Source URL: None Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 676 KB) Summary Author: Michael P. Source URL: None Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A 2006 Orion VII HEV (07. ... The Upper West Side is a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River above West 59th Street. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... An articulated bus operated by the CTA in Chicago, Illinois, USA. A Go North East Bus parked in a lay-by in Tyne and Wear, England A bus is a large road vehicle intended to carry numerous persons in addition to the driver and sometimes a conductor. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system operated by the New York City Transit Authority, an affiliate of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as MTA New York City Transit. ... Staten Island Railway (SIR, formerly SIRT) is a rapid transit line operating in the Borough of Staten Island, New York City, USA. Like the BMT lines to Coney Island, it began as a normal railway but was later converted to R44 subway cars . ... Hoboken- and Newark-bound platform at Exchange Place station in Jersey City. ... An M3 railcar The Long Island Rail Road or LIRR (often referred to as the L-I-double-R) is a commuter rail system serving the length of Long Island, New York, United States. ... The Metro-North Railroad (officially the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, and usually abbreviated as Metro-North) is a suburban commuter railroad service between New York City to its northern suburbs in New York and Connecticut. ... // Trackage New Jersey Transit operates a rail network of 11 rail lines, 161 stations and 954 miles as of the 2003 fiscal year (June 30, 2003). ... Current EU driving licence, German version - front 1. ...


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, through its subsidiaries - the New York City Transit Authority, Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority, and MTA Bus Company - operates most local and express service in the city with a fleet of about 6000 buses. The routes are labeled in a consistent alphanumeric manner and franchised by the city. Two Staten Island-Manhattan routes, operated by Atlantic Express, are subsidized by the MTA. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the State of New York. ... Passengers board a bus at Westchester Square. ... A subsidiary of the New York City Transit Authority, the Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority (MaBSTOA) was created in 1962 to take over bus service for the bankrupt Fifth Avenue Coach Company and Surface Transit, Inc. ... The MTA Bus Company (MTA Bus for short), a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is a public benefit corporation created to operate those bus routes formerly operated by private companies in the New York City area. ... Meanings of franchise: Full rights of citizenship given by a country or a town, especially suffrage (political franchise) In a wider sense: any right or privilege granted by constitution or statute. ... Atlantic Express is an airline based in the USA. It was establsihed in 2004 and is a start-up airline hoping to operate scheduled international passenger services between New York and Europe from August 2005. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


The Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan is the busiest bus station in the United States and the main gateway for interstate buses into Manhattan. The terminal serves both commuter routes, mainly operated by New Jersey Transit, and intercity routes, operated by companies such as Greyhound and Peter Pan.[1] Port Authority Bus Terminal at Eighth Avenue and 42nd Street The Port Authority Bus Terminal is the main gateway for interstate buses into Manhattan in New York City. ... View of Midtown from Empire State Building. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... The Bus, established by Mayor Frank Fasi, is Honolulus only public transit system. ... Greyhound Lines is the largest intercity common carrier of passengers by bus in North America, serving 2200 destinations in the United States. ... Peter Pan Bus Lines is a long-distance bus carrier that operates in the northeastern states of the United States. ...


References

  1. ^ Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. "History of the Port Authority Bus Terminal". Retrieved on 2007-02-18.
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