Traffic Congestion and Reckless Driving in New York City

4-11-2018 Yankee Trails Bus Reckless DriverWatch this video on YouTube Wednesday, April 11th, 2018. W 39th St. & 6th Ave in Manhattan, New York City. I was traveling straight in the right-hand lane when a Yankee Trails bus (lic. plate 41944-PC, perhaps, the video is sort of blurry) made a right onto 6th Ave fromContinue reading “Traffic Congestion and Reckless Driving in New York City”

Bus Breakdown

NYC uses a mix of old and new buses in the city. A few days ago, I was on one of the older buses (the M100) when I started to smell something burning. At the next stop, the driver turned the bus off and told everyone to leave. I think the engine must have beenContinue reading “Bus Breakdown”

So, NYC Bus Drivers Only Stop When They Want To Now?

I went up to Target today with my mom to give her a hand with her bags.  On the way back, we got to 14th street just in time to see a bus pull off, so we walked from 2nd Avenue to 1st Avenue, and right as we got there a bus pulled into theContinue reading “So, NYC Bus Drivers Only Stop When They Want To Now?”

How Many Times Per Ride Do the Cops Need To Check My Papers Just To Ride The Bus?

Seriously.  I feel like I’m trying to enter another country when I’m riding the new, supposedly improved SBS service.  If you’re not familiar with these SBS service buses, they’re supposedly a great new way to get around town that will be faster than a normal limited bus.  They also supposedly save the city money.  I’veContinue reading “How Many Times Per Ride Do the Cops Need To Check My Papers Just To Ride The Bus?”

I Finally Met New York City Crazy And It Was Old And Wielded A Cane

Yesterday was Black Friday, a day notorious for being a retail hell, with people going crazy over sales.  The shops weren’t the only place that crazy was breaking through to the surface though.  After a long day at work, I was on my way home.  I had just gotten back downtown and was waiting atContinue reading “I Finally Met New York City Crazy And It Was Old And Wielded A Cane”