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Updates on Bus Lane Projects-Better Bus Action Plan

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There has been little news coverage on these changes, apart from on Fresh Pond Road. I would love to hear about progress on the projects, and whether they are working as intended.

M42 SBS, I mean M42 update. The M42, M96 and B35 among other routes will essentially be SBS routes, but, with the arrival of OMNY, SBS branding will go away. Bus stops are being consolidated, bus lanes are being added, queue-jumps and quik curbs are being added-this is an SBS route. I just wish that the bus lanes were 24/7. This will be implemented in September-October.


Bus lanes were added to a portion of Utica Avenue:

Bus lanes are being added on Fresh Pond Road, and some stops were consolidated:


Better bus lanes will be added on Lex! Portions of the street had their pavement removed and will be redone for the project. Unfortunately, they only decided to add bus boarding islands in two locations. 68th Street anyone?

Queue-jump lanes were added along Broadway:

Work started on the Webster Avenue project:


Work began on Rockaway Beach Boulevard:



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I see something similar happening on Grand Avenue in Baldwin as to improve road safety.

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