THE BRONX - Passengers on the Bx41 bus line now have an easier ride as the MTA debuted a new select bus service on the line today.

The new service extends from East 149th Street to Gun Hill Road in Williamsburg.

According to the MTA, the change will shorten the commute time by up to 20 percent.

MTA officials say they're looking forward to seeing how riders fare during Monday's commute.