59 Canal Street

CB3 to Hear Application for Another Intercity Bus Stop at Canal and Allen

Posted January 7, 2020 at 5:01 am

The timing of another intercity bus application for Canal Street couldn’t come at a worse time. Indeed, the Chinatown bus industry is back in the spotlight this week due to the horrific highway pileup in Pennsylvania Sunday morning, in which five were killed and sixty injured. Z&D Tour, whose bus hit an embankment on the […]

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Chinatown Bus Company Involved in Horrific Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash, Killing 5

Posted January 6, 2020 at 5:00 am

A Chinatown bus with a station on Canal Street was involved in a horrific traffic accident early Sunday morning in Southwest Pennsylvania that killed five and injured sixty. The interstate coach – headed to Cincinnati via the Pennsylvania Turnpike – hit an embankment, on a downhill curve in Mount Pleasant Township, about 35 miles southeast […]

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DOT Denies 2 of 3 New Chinatown Bus Locations Planned for Canal Street

Posted June 13, 2014 at 6:15 am

The cacophonous crew of Canal Street denizens scored another victory against the over-saturated Chinatown bus industry. You’ll recall that last month, three established Chinatown bus operators sought curbside stops along the easternmost corridor of Canal, angering the locals. The SPaCE block association helped lead the opposition, which claimed that the area was being turned into […]

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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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3 New Chinatown Bus Operators Seeking CB3 Approval

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Fung Wah and Ming An both suffered closure at the hands of the Feds, and now the field of Chinatown buses is opening up.

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Chinatown Bus Confusion at 59 Canal Street Stop

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:20 pm

There seems to be some reader confusion over Chinatown bus operations at 59 Canal Street. It would appear as though the Ming An operators are still selling tickets from its curbside HQ, despite the federal crackdown two weeks ago. Crowds still gather in the waiting room and buses are still ferrying customers. Upon closer inspection, however, […]

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Feds Shutter ‘Ming An’ Chinatown Bus on Canal Street

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:21 pm

We sorta guessed this particular crackdown was coming down the pike, what with the Jarmulowsky hotel happening, but we didn’t expect it so soon.

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