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M86 and M79 Select Bus Service

Manhattan Community Board 8 | October 5, 2016

New York City Transit

Overview



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Select Bus Service in New York City





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M86 SBS Project Background


1456BC


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M86 SBS Project Features






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M86 SBS Update - Travel Times

25.0

25

23.7

22.0
20.3

21.1
20

20.0

M86

15.0

M86

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M86 SBS

M86 SBS
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10.0

5.0

5
M86

M86 SBS

M86

M86 SBS


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M86 SBS Update - Ridership
30,000

+6% +9%
+1%

25,000

+8%

+12%

+18% +13%
-1%

0%

+10%

+2%
20,000

15,000

10,000

M86 Local
(Aug 2014-Feb
2015)
M86 SBS
(Aug 2015-Feb
2016)

5,000

0



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M86 SBS and M79 SBS



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M79 Project Background

16BC

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M79 Route

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Traffic Issues



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Safety Issues








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Transit Issues
Delays
21%

At Bus
Stop
26%

Crawl
<2.5 mph
9%

In Motion
43%


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Potential Stop Changes



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Next Steps





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Questions?

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