MTA Press Releases

Press Release
September 9, 2009
Bx36 Limited Rush Hour Service
Customers may save up to 8 minutes

In order to speed up the trip for customers traveling between Manhattan and the Bronx along the Bx36 route, MTA NYC Transit introduced the Bx36 Limited-Stop this week. The Bx36 Limited will operate on weekdays during the morning and evening rush hours between White Plains Road/Story Avenue in the Bronx and 181st Street/Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan. The Bx36 Local will continue to make all stops at all times.

The Bx36 Limited-Stop service is expected to save long distance customers up to eight minutes per one-way trip or a 10% savings in total travel time. During the AM and PM peak periods, every other scheduled Bx36 trip will operate as a Bx36 Limited. Westbound Bx36 Limited service will operate from 6:40 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and from 2:46 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.; eastbound service operates from 6:38 a.m. to 9:57 a.m. and from 2:23 p.m. to 7:31 p.m. on weekdays.

Customers may call our Travel Information Center at 718-330-1234 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, or log onto to use Trip Planner to plan their trips. Customers with web enabled phones or PDAs can use our Trip Planner On-the-Go! by going to; in addition to planning their trips, Blackberry users can download the free icon for one touch access to the service.