You’ll remember the big to-do earlier this year when County Executive Robert Astorino proposed scaling back Bee-Line bus service to save money, including the elimination of the Manhattan express bus many commuters use to get to work.
The upshot was that the service was saved, but reduced, and that the fare would be increased. Well, on July 27, the county will hold a hearing on the proposal to increase the fare to $7.50 for a one-way ride. (It’s now $5.50.)
The hearing will be at the Westchester County Center on Read more of this entry »
To ride the Bee-Line bus or New York City’s subways and buses, it pays to have The Card. That’s MetroCard. And you can buy them at the MetroCard van that makes rounds through Westchester. Here’s Read more of this entry »
The Westchester County Bee-Line bus system will make seasonal route changes Feb. 15 to meet demands. Here’s the announcement:
BEE-LINE BUSES TO MAKE WINTER SCHEDULE CHANGES
Service to be increased on some routes and reduced on others
Schedules on several bus routes will change on February 15 when the Bee-Line System implements its winter service changes.
“We will be adding or extending trips on Read more of this entry »
The Obama administration’s new 3-hour limit for stranding airline passengers on the tarmac is great news for travelers who get stuck (though the airline industry says the move will cause more flight cancellations), but it won’t have much impact on Westchester County Airport.
Airport manager Peter Scherrer said passengers don’t get stranded that long on stuck airplanes there. Part of the reason, he said, is that the airport controls all four gates, unlike Read more of this entry »
Fewer planes and helicopters are taking off from and landing at Westchester County Airport, but the number of airline passengers leaving is up, a monthly report from the Westchester County Department of Transportation shows.Through May, the airport recorded 64,404 take offs and landings, down from Read more of this entry »