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  Topic: MTA-LI Bus Update
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PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:15 pm   Subject: MTA-LI Bus Update
My post clearly states that Nassau wants to give up responsibility, the MTA stated that they want Nassau to pay more.
  Topic: MTA-LI Bus Update
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PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:20 pm   Subject: MTA-LI Bus Update
First off it was Tom Souzzi who asked the MTA to take over full financial burden. The MTA told them no. Remember the fact that the fare for LIB could go up to 3.50, which is more than NYC buses. If th ...
  Topic: MTA-LI Bus Update
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Replies: 16
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PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:04 pm   Subject: MTA-LI Bus Update
The MTA probably won't listen much to Nassau County. I wonder with Regional Bus Authority, which will probably get passed in Albany, wouldn't that automatically void that contract? Also, wasn't there ...
  Topic: New Flyer Vikings - any update?
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:55 pm   Subject: New Flyer Vikings - any update?
I saw a viking last week in Manhattan during the evening commute.
  Topic: MTA bus is wonderful
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Replies: 20
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 7:01 pm   Subject: MTA bus is wonderful
Thanks to everyone with the historical information. I didn't know a lot of it so it is very insightful. However, the fact remains that NYCDOT didn't help the PBLs and the PBLs suffered for it and so i ...
  Topic: MTA bus is wonderful
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:21 am   Subject: MTA bus is wonderful
The threat of a takeover was only for a few years starting when Mayor Mike made the treat in 2002. Queens Surface sucked long before that, throughout the the 90s I could never catch a Q65 at anytime o ...
  Topic: MTA bus is wonderful
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Replies: 20
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:46 pm   Subject: MTA bus is wonderful
GBL Rebel I somewhat agree with you. I say somewhat meaning that yes NYCDOT didn't help the pbls much but Green Bus and QSC sucked for at least 20 years before the takeover when NYCDOT gave them new b ...
  Topic: LI Bus takeover by MTA Bus?
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PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:46 pm   Subject: LI Bus takeover by MTA Bus?
I always see the MTA NYCT Fare collection vehicle at JFK depot, especially more often now adays. I have never seen a LIB vehicle at JFK.
  Topic: 'JFK Depot' (Rockaway Boulevard Garage)
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:04 am   Subject: 'JFK Depot' (Rockaway Boulevard Garage)
They don't use the paint corner for painting. I've only seen them strip buses there after that they are taken somewhere else for painting.
  Topic: LIRR Shuttle
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2007 8:14 pm   Subject: LIRR Shuttle
Hey all,

Today I was in Jamaica and there was a LIRR shuttle being performed for the Hempstead line. What was different and caught my attention was that LI Bus wasn't the only ones doing the shutt ...
  Topic: LIRR Shuttle
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2007 8:14 pm   Subject: LIRR Shuttle
Hey all,

Today I was in Jamaica and there was a LIRR shuttle being performed for the Hempstead line. What was different and caught my attention was that LI Bus wasn't the only ones doing the shutt ...
  Topic: ANY NEW BUS MOVES ??
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Replies: 107
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:50 am   Subject: ANY NEW BUS MOVES ??
I saw 8026 on the Q6 yesterday afternoon.
  Topic: SERVICE CHANGES Q65A, Q65, Q25/34
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 3:00 pm   Subject: SERVICE CHANGES Q65A, Q65, Q25/34
Hey Hawk,

Is there anyway of knowing if the midday schedule will be changed at all for the Q65? It's so dreadful the way it is now.
  Topic: MTA Bus College Point Depot
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:33 pm   Subject: MTA Bus College Point Depot
What is this 8 hour rule?
  Topic: MTA Bus Company Committee Meeting June 2007
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:18 pm   Subject: MTA Bus Company Committee Meeting June 2007
Wasn't the Q25 suppose to begin operating limited service this month? Is that still the plan or has it been changed. Also, will the Q65 not stop at Horace Harding?
 
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