MTA Press Releases

Press Release
May 29, 2009
Extension of X17A Express Bus Route Afternoon Trips are Extended to Arthur Kill Road

MTA NYC Transit announces that effective Monday, June 1, 2009, afternoon trips on the Staten Island X17A express route will be extended from the current terminal on Drumgoole Road West/Annadale Road to Arthur Kill Road/Annadale Road. With this change, X17A buses will now include three stops on Annadale Road currently served during the mornings only. This was done in order to clarify and formalize the proper route and eliminate any confusion for our customers and bus operators. The added bus stops are on Annadale Road at Dorval Avenue, Annadale Road at Token Street and on Arthur Kill Road at Annadale Road.

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.