5 New Chinatown Bus Stops Proposed This Month

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 at 5:18 am by
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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:

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Yo! Bus, 2 Pike Street

Yo! Bus is back on the Community Board 3 agenda this month, as previously reported. The Greyhound-Peter Pan joint venture is looking to add a second stop on Pike Street, which effectively doubles the daily round trips to 28.

NYC Style Limo Inc, 95 Canal Street

Three daily pickups and drop-offs scheduled at curbside. Service to Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Atlanta. Hours: 7:30am – 10:00pm, seven days a week.

Blue Sky Bus Tours Inc, 51 Chrystie Street

This location is already offering 125 feet of frontage to General Bus. Now Blue Sky wants in on the action, proposing two pickups and two drop-offs daily. Service is to North and South Carolina, 6:45am – 10:00pm.

Asian Express Travel Inc, 30 Pike Street

This location is right beside the DEP building at the corner of Pike and Henry Streets. The bus stop would be 72 feet long, and would eliminate two parking spaces. Plan is to offer four pickups and drop-offs, with service only to Bethlehem, PA. The last pickup is 6:30pm and the last drop-off is 2:45am.

A&W Inc, 9 Chatham Square

A&W Tours (not the root beer) is proposing a much more intrusive bus schedule. If approved, there would be eight pickups (8:30am – 11:00pm) and drop-offs (4:30pm – 7:00am) at this location, shared with existing bus operator Victoria’s Tours.

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