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R188 7857

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  1. Don't think I've ever ridden a new bus in it's first weeks of service. I've been on the XD60 twice in the first 3 days of service without trying. I guess it's luck?

    1. Jdog14

      Jdog14

      I've ridden almost all the new stuff within days/weeks of them entering service.

    2. DaTransitMan4608

      DaTransitMan4608

      I took the new XD60's twice during the week they were introduced and I tried getting on 5987 the other day but it wasn't out by the time I got to Jamaica.

  2. I kinda like the NICE XN40's more than our XD40's, but they should really maintain them better.

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    2. Cait Sith

      Cait Sith

      Yellow poles for visibility.

       

      Less seats because thats how the manufacturer spec's them, not the MTA.

       

      Straps, idk.

    3. B35 via Church

      B35 via Church

      IDK, Apparently they have cameras that enable the driver to see traffic BEHIND them..... If that's the case, then that alone shits on our XD40's IMO....

    4. Cait Sith

      Cait Sith

      Our 7000s are garbage.

       

      By the way, the XN40s have the same amount of seats as our XD40s.

  3. Looks like Port Washington branch experienced a 2 hour early shutdown. Train has been stuck there for quite a damn long time, and everything from that line is being canceled.

  4. Was not a fun night to commute, got caught up on i-95 due to a horrible accident. Traffic was moving extremely slow until emergency vehicles came up, blocked off the road. Luckily, was right next to an exit and had to take a reroute since they blocked off the interstate for quite a bit.

    1. Via Garibaldi 8

      Via Garibaldi 8

      YOU or the person that was driving?

       

  5. Commuting home, I proceeded to see a large tow truck (the type that tows buses) towing a flatbed tow truck that was towing a car.

  6. Can't wait for Q44 +SBS+ to launch next month. (Hopefully....)

    1. BM5 via Woodhaven

      BM5 via Woodhaven

      Next month? That fast? Where have I been...

    2. R188 7857

      R188 7857

      They've already repaved main street from Elder Av to Kissena. You might also want to check out this: http://www.nyc.gov/html/brt/downloads/pdf/2015-09-22-brt-flushing-jamaica-cb7-presentation.pdf

  7. WTF? So we purchased two day passes ($9.95 + tax) for CitiBike, and it says it was $39.09. We docked the bike and got a new code at around every 30 minutes, and the person who was there to help w/ the bikes said "it won't matter if you're late a little." WTF?

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    2. Via Garibaldi 8

      Via Garibaldi 8

      Well did you all dock your bikes properly? Did you go over the time allotted? If not dispute the charge and you'll like be refunded the money on the card.

    3. R188 7857

      R188 7857

      I went over the time once or twice by like a minute or two, but the CitiBike personnel who were at Lafayette & Spring Street told me that it's fine if you go over the time by a little.

    4. Via Garibaldi 8

      Via Garibaldi 8

      lol... If that is true, then there's something very fishy...

  8. I've ridden R188 7888-7898 4 times in 4 weeks without even trying...... and R188 7833-7843 two times in two weeks.

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    2. R188 7857

      R188 7857

      Lol, it feels weird being stalked by a train.

    3. ttcsubwayfan

      ttcsubwayfan

      There's another transit forum I go on where's a whole thread dedicated to the topic of "stalker units". Back in the days of Toronto's H5s, I used to see two particular pairs on a semi frequent basis, every time I'd go hunting. But then they were retired :(

    4. R188 7857

      R188 7857

      Nice. My R188 stalker unit(s) are the 7888 set and 7833 set :P

  9. Finally managed to get on 7857 and TAKE A SELFIE.

  10. Three years of NYCTF. Thank you guys, and all the mods/ admins that helped me along the way!

    1. Quill Depot
    2. Harry

      Harry

      Just have fun guys, just have fun.

  11. One more day, one more post! Boy o' boy! Three years of NYCTF. Never thought I would be here this long!

  12. Four more posts until my 2000th post, 5 more days until my 3 year anniversary. Thanks to every single one of the members on this site for being with me this whole three years! You guys are the nicest people I've known on the internet.

  13. April 30th marks my three year anniversary!

  14. Thanks for 60 subs!

  15. Trying to change my profile picture... I'm using a 484 KB picture, but it says it is max 500 KB. What?

    1. BM5 via Woodhaven

      BM5 via Woodhaven

      Put in the URL instead of the picture directly. That's what I did for mine.

  16. Chrome just can't work correctly. Getting 2-3 pop-up messages from the browser saying "Your profile could not open correctly" is annoying as hell.

    1. peacemak3r

      peacemak3r

      I've been using Chrome for a while now and even a Chromebook and why have I not encountered what you are over the years?

    2. R188 7857

      R188 7857

      It literally just started a few days ago when I tried using another email for my chrome.

  17. I haven't posted in like a month.. But I've been viewing.. wow..

    1. Threxx

      Threxx

      I haven't been posting that much either, but I've been lurking as well...

    2. R188 7857

      R188 7857

      Well the only time I posted in this time span is in the repainted bus list.

  18. And just two months ago there was a blizzard... Look at now it's fricken 80 degrees..

    1. Grand Concourse

      Grand Concourse

      No time for spring. We went from winter to summer inside a week.

    2. Turbo19

      Turbo19

      The left coast hasn't had an actual spring for over 15 years. I'm used to it.

  19. What is the bus in every borough? LOL Easy Question.

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    2. Around the Horn
    3. R188 7857

      R188 7857

      Yeah O7 NG..

      @checkmate i meant bus model XD

    4. Metro CSW

      Metro CSW

      Umm.... any specifics?

  20. Aigh, probably trouble looking to come with the new signature stuff. People in my thread gonna need resized signs now..

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