Sometimes break-ups are for the best.
On January 8th, the M5 bus is breaking up into two shorter routes, the M5 and the M55. The M5 was one of the longest routes in Manhattan, and one of the slowest and least reliable as a result. At TransitCenter we’re celebrating this MTA initiative to improve bus times and reliability. Here’s to more breakups!
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