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Vacant Mobil Gas Station on Pike Street Sells for $18.75M; 13-Story Office Tower Coming Soon

Posted April 7, 2015 at 5:00 am

The trend of developers guzzling gas stations continues today with news of another loss. Indeed, the long-vacant Mobil gas station at Pike Street and East Broadway finally fetched its due. The Daily News reports today that the former Chinatown gas station at 2 Pike Street – considered a viable development opportunity for many moons – just […]

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The Fight for Canal Street: CB3 Mobilizes Against New Bus Applicants

Last modified August 5, 2014 at 10:33 pm

Last night, the transportation subcommittee of Community Board 3 spent three hours discussing the constant issues surrounding the Chinatown bus industry, and ultimately voting on a number of applicant hopefuls. A rep from the Department of Transportation was there and definitely heard a raft of shit… Yes. In a furor not witnessed since Yo! Bus […]

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Yo! Bus Curbside Expansion Denied by CB3

Posted October 1, 2013 at 6:09 am

Yo! Bus applied last month to expand its curbside pickup service on Pike Street, but Community Board 3 was not convinced.

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5 New Chinatown Bus Stops Proposed This Month

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:04 am

More Chinatown bus companies are putting pedal to the metal, as it were, seeking additional curbside space for pickup. It’s almost always been this way down south ways, but with new state regulations now in play, the public has the benefit of real-time learning. Herewith, the September class of Chinatown bus hopefuls: Yo! Bus, 2 […]

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Yo Bus Seeking to Expand Curbside Operation on Pike Street

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:04 am

In business since March, Yo Bus has virtually taken over the entire concrete island outside the former Mobil station at 2 Pike Street.

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Feds Pull the Plug on Lucky Star Buses

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:05 am

The party is over for Chinatown buses as we once knew them. First they came for Fung Wah; then it was Ming An; now another was just axed.

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YO! Bus Expands Service to Boston

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:21 pm

It was only a matter of time. Beginning March 14, three-month-old Greyhound-Peter Pan venture YO! Bus will offer service to Boston.

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Yo! Bus Confusion Over Pickup Location?

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:22 pm

YO! Bus plopped itself on Pike Street shortly before Christmas, servicing routes to and from Philadelphia. But it seems there might still some confusion amongst the drivers in the fleet about pickup location and route.

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8 Stories You Missed During the Holiday Week [LISTS]

Last modified January 2, 2013 at 6:09 am

The holiday week was anything but a slow news period. We’ve assembled a recap to bring you up to speed.

YO! Bus Now Operating on Pike Street

Last modified December 24, 2012 at 6:09 am

Like it or not, YO! Bus is now part of the highly-competitive landscape of the Chinatown bus scene. And just in time for the holiday rush.

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