Bus Operations is the surface transit division of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York), created in 2008 to consolidate all bus operations operated by the MTA. Originally known as Regional Bus Operations after the 2008 consolidation, the branding was later changed to reflect the contract termination with Long Island Bus, now operating as NICE. The  fleet consists of more than 5,900 buses of various types and models for fixed-route service, providing service in New York City, the