MTA cuts include eliminating Bx18 on weekends

The Metropolitan Transit Authority plans to cut weekend and off-peak service for nearly every bus line in the Bronx and commuters are voicing concerns.The plan

BRONX - The Metropolitan Transit Authority plans to cut weekend and off-peak service for nearly every bus line in the Bronx and commuters are voicing concerns.

The plan involves restructuring several bus lines including the Bx26, Bx28 and Bx30. It also plans to completely eliminate the Bx18 line on the weekends.

The MTA says the cuts in service are necessary to fill its budget gap. Eliminating Bx18 on weekends would save the organization $1.2 million per year.

Approximately 1,100 people use the Bx18 during the weekends.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say a 44-year-old Schuylerville man was stabbed 1 Police: Schuylerville man stabbed to death
National Be Humble Day encourages people to go 2 Word on the Street: Be Humble Day
At least seven alleged gang member were arrested 3 7 arrested after gang takedown in the Bronx
Officials broke ground Wednesday on a $52 million 4 $52M Affordable housing project breaks ground in Mount Eden
Claire makes her way down the manor's halls 5 Nursing home residents saddle up for tiny visitor

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE