Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
Number of routes: There are 235 local routes; 64 express bus routes, and five Select Bus Service routes in the five boroughs.
DID YOU KNOW? Jackie Gleason played a Brooklyn bus operator on
"The Honeymooners" TV series. In real life, his mother worked as a railroad clerk for 15 years. The Jackie Gleason Depot in Brooklyn was once the site of an elevated railcar inspection shop.
Maintenance: General overhauls and heavy maintenance take place at the Bronx's Zerega Avenue and Brooklyn's Grand Avenue and East New York Central Maintenance Facilities.
The Ninth Avenue shop in Manhattan and the East New York shop in Brooklyn rebuild individual bus components. The Crosstown and Zerega shops paint buses.
DID YOU KNOW? Bus maintenance involves more than 7,000 separate parts.
This 45-foot long over-the-road coach carries express bus customers in comfort from Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Queens into Manhattan.
|1||New York City Transit/MTA Bus||797 million|
|2||Los Angeles MTA||360 million|
|3||Chicago - CTA||314 million|
|4||Philadelphia - SEPTA||170 million|
|5||New Jersey Transit||162 million|
|6||San Francisco - Muni||161 million|
|7||Washington DC - Metro||130 million|
|8||Boston - MBTA||118 million|
|9||Seattle - King County DoT||115 million|
|10||Miami - Dade Transit||78 million|
NYC Transit's buses cover a lot of ground as this Manhattan bus stop sign shows.
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