Post Tagged with: "bus"

(Photo by Elena Popina)

Bronx Business Owners Voice Concerns About Bus Service Plans

Bronx, Business, Transportation December 21, 2012 at 4:29 pm

One of the busiest bus lines in the city is the subject of a plan to improve bus service and pedestrian safety, but business owners on Webster Avenue object that it would make it harder for customers and delivery trucks to park nearby.

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After Chinatown Bus Crackdown, ‘$1 Buses’ Draw Ire in Flushing

Business, East Asian, Transportation July 3, 2012 at 5:32 pm

Some Chinatown groups fear new regulations on the horizon for curbside buses could hurt the area’s businesses. Meanwhile, in Queens’ Chinatown in Flushing, some bus operators are pleading for more regulation and enforcement to prevent new “$1 buses” from moving in on their turf.

Stranded customers try to figure out how to get home after three Chinatown bus companies were shut down. (Photo by Dai-Chen Liu/World Journal)

Confusion Reigns After Chinatown Bus Companies’ Shutdown

East Asian, In the News, Transportation June 6, 2012 at 5:39 pm

The shutdown of three bus companies in Chinatown have left their owners and customers confused.

Cast members from Gondry's “The We and the I.” (Photo by Matthew J. Perlman/Hunts Point Express)

A Local Look at Michel Gondry’s Bronx-Based Film, ‘The We and the I’

Bronx, Culture, Video May 24, 2012 at 5:08 pm

Details remain slim on the latest film that director Michel Gondry premiered at Cannes, which focuses on a group of Bronx teenagers. But a Hunts Point Express article from October about the filming offers some local insight into the film’s non-professional cast, its locales and the process behind “The We and the I.”

Voices in Focus: Memories of ‘La Chiva’

Culture, Immigration, Video March 14, 2012 at 12:06 pm

A Colombian journalist reflects on being an outsider in her homeland and an immigrant here; the threat of deportation hangs over a young activist; an update on 2010’s Chinatown fire; and an app for immigrants facing arrest or detention.