List of express bus routes in New York City

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An X37 express bus finishes a pickup in Midtown Manhattan on 23rd Street.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) operates 76 express bus routes in New York City, United States. Generally, express routes operated by the MTA or Academy Bus (under contract to the city Economic Development Corporation) are assigned multi-borough (BM, BxM, QM, SIM) prefixes. Exceptions to this rule are 7 Brooklyn and Queens express routes operated by MTA New York City Transit. Those routes use an X prefix.

Below is a list of all express bus lines operating within the City of New York. The unidirectional fare, payable in coins or MetroCard, is $6.50. Discount fare media is available.

Manhattan to Staten Island[edit]

The SIM1 route (pictured) replaced the X1 route on August 19, 2018.

Unless otherwise indicated, most routes travel to and from Staten Island via the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the Gowanus Expressway and then the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel into Lower Manhattan. Some routes use a somewhat faster alignment via the Goethals Bridge, the New Jersey Turnpike, New Jersey Route 495, and the Lincoln Tunnel directly into Midtown Manhattan.

All routes are operated by New York City Transit, except for the SIM23 and SIM24, which are operated by Academy Bus.[1]

All express routes run during peak hours only unless otherwise indicated.

Route Terminals Streets traveled Original route(s) Notes and history
Manhattan Staten Island
Manhattan
Staten Island
SIM1
[2][3]
Tribeca
Worth and Church Streets
Eltingville Transit Center Church Street (northbound), Broadway (southbound) Hylan Boulevard, Richmond Avenue X1,[4] X3, X4
  • Operates all times.
    • SIM1 operates only during peak hours; SIM1C operates during all other times.
SIM1C
[5][3]
Midtown
Sixth Avenue and 59th Street
Sixth Avenue (northbound), Fifth Avenue (southbound), 23rd Street
SIM2
[2][5][6]
Tribeca
Worth and Church Streets
Tottenville
Craig Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Church Street (northbound), Broadway (southbound) Arden Avenue, Woodrow Road, Huguenot Avenue, Hylan Boulevard X17C, X19[4][7]:194
  • Operates during peak and off-peak hours, including weekends.
  • Extended from Huguenot to Tottenville via Hylan Boulevard.[7]:194
SIM3
SIM3C

[2][5][8]
Midtown
Sixth Avenue and 59th Street
Port Richmond
Castleton Bus Depot
Sixth Avenue (northbound), Fifth Avenue, Broadway (southbound), 23rd Street Victory Boulevard, Watchogue Road, Port Richmond Avenue X10, X12, X42[4]
  • Operates during both peak and off-peak hours.
    • SIM3 operates only during peak hours; SIM3C operates during off-peak hours via Lower Manhattan.
  • SIM3 operates via 23rd Street and the FDR Drive to bypass intermediate stops to the south during peak hours (similar to former X42).
SIM4
[2][9]
Tribeca
Worth and Church Streets
Annadale
Annadale Road and Drumgoole Road West
Church Street (northbound), Broadway (southbound) Richmond Avenue X17A, X17C[4][7]:195
  • Operates during both peak and off-peak hours.
    • SIM4 & SIM4X operate only during peak hours; SIM4C operates during off-peak hours.
    • SIM4X runs non-stop to Staten Island Mall.
  • Former weekend service to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn (under former X17C) eliminated.[7]:195
  • Late night Manhattan-bound SIM4C service extended west to Huguenot Avenue along SIM8 route on October 7, 2018.[10][11]
SIM4X
[2][9]
New Springville
Richmond Hill Road and Marsh Avenue
Staten Island Mall Park and Ride
SIM4C
[5][9]
Midtown
Sixth Avenue and 59th Street
Annadale
Annadale Road and Drumgoole Road West
Church Street, Sixth Avenue, Madison Avenue (northbound), Fifth Avenue, Broadway (southbound)
SIM5
[2][12]
Financial District
Pearl and Frankfort Streets
Eltingville Transit Center Water Street Father Capodanno Boulevard, Midland Avenue, Hylan Boulevard, Nelson Avenue X4, X7, X8[4]
  • Originally had an express varriant, SIM5X, non-stop from South Beach Park & Ride to Manhattan mornings only.
    • SIM5X extended to New Dorp at Tysens Lane on September 7, 2018 to serve the community better, but the entire route was quickly discontinued on October 7, 2018 due to low ridership.[13][13][11]
SIM6
[2][14]
Midtown
Sixth Avenue and 59th Street
Eltingville Transit Center Madison Avenue (northbound), Lexington Avenue(southbound), 23rd Street Father Capodanno Boulevard, Midland Avenue, Hylan Boulevard, Nelson Avenue X5, X7[4]
  • Staten Island-bound trips rerouted from 5th Avenue to Lexington Avenue on August 30, 2018 following customer complaints.[15][16]
  • Originally had an express varriant, SIM6X, non-stop from South Beach Park & Ride to Manhattan mornings only.
    • SIM6X extended to New Dorp at Tysens Lane on September 7, 2018 to serve the community better, but the entire route was quickly discontinued on October 7, 2018 due to low ridership.[13][13][11]
SIM7
[2][17]
Union Square
14th Street and Broadway
Eltingville Transit Center Spring Street, Sixth Avenue (northbound), Broadway, Houston Street (southbound), West Street Hylan Boulevard, Richmond Avenue X1, X3, X4, X7, X9[4]
SIM8
[2][18]
Midtown
57th Street and Lexington Avenue
Huguenot
Woodrow Road and Huguenot Avenue
42nd Street, Madison Avenue (northbound), Fifth Avenue, 42nd Street (southbound) Richmond Avenue, Woodrow Road X17J[4]
SIM8X
[2][18]
New Springville
Richmond Hill Road and Marsh Avenue
Staten Island Mall Park and Ride
SIM9
[19]
Union Square
14th Street and Broadway
Eltingville
Richmond Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Spring Street, Sixth Avenue (northbound), Broadway, Houston Street (southbound), West Street Father Capodanno Boulevard, Midland Avenue, Hylan Boulevard X1, X3, X4, X7, X9[4]
  • Added on October 7, 2018 to provide service on Father Capodanno Boulevard.[10][11]
SIM10
[2][20]
Midtown
Sixth Avenue and 59th Street
Eltingville Transit Center Sixth Avenue (northbound), Fifth Avenue, Broadway (southbound), 23rd Street Hylan Boulevard, Richmond Avenue X1, X2, X5, X7, X9[4]
  • SIM1C operates to Midtown during off-peak hours.
SIM15
[2][21]
Financial District
Downtown Loop
Church Street, Water Street Richmond Road, Wilder Avenue, Amboy Road, Arthur Kill Road X15[4]
SIM22
[2][22]
Midtown
57th Street and Lexington Avenue
Eltingville
Woods of Arden Road and Hylan Boulevard
Madison Avenue (northbound), Lexington Avenue (southbound, SIM22 & SIM26 only), 5th Avenue (southbound, all others), 42nd Street, 34th Street (SIM23 & SIM24 only) Arthur Kill Road, Richmond Avenue X1, X5, X17J, X21[4]
  • Operates via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike, and Goethals Bridge.
  • Staten Island-bound trips rerouted from 5th Avenue to Lexington Avenue on August 30, 2018.[15]
SIM23
[2][23]
Midtown
Fifth Avenue and 59th Street
Annadale
Barclay Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Arden Avenue X17J, X23, X24[4]
  • Operates via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike, and Goethals Bridge.
  • Operated by Academy Bus.[24]
  • SIM23 and SIM24 rerouted from 42nd Street onto 34th Street on November 5, 2018, replicating X23/X24 route.[25]
SIM24
[2][26]
Prince's Bay
Luten Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Huguenot Avenue
SIM25
[2][27]
Midtown
57th Street and Lexington Avenue
Tottenville
Craig Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Rossville Avenue, Foster Road, Seguine Avenue, Hylan Boulevard X22, X23[4]
  • New route.
  • Replaces X23 service on Foster Road in Huguenot.
  • Operates via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike, and Goethals Bridge.
SIM26
[2][28]
Tottenville
Page Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Bloomingdale Road, Amboy Road X17, X22[4]
  • Operates via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike, and Goethals Bridge.
  • Staten Island-bound trips rerouted from 5th Avenue to Lexington Avenue on August 30, 2018.[15]
  • No service to Outerbridge Park & Ride
SIM30
[2][29]
Midtown
Sixth Avenue and 59th Street
Sunnyside
Clove Road and Victory Boulevard
Forest Avenue, Victory Boulevard X12, X14, X30,[4] X42
  • Operates via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike, and Goethals Bridge.
  • SIM30B pilot branch via Tompkins Avenue replicates pre-2010 X18 service.[7]:191, 196[30][31][24][32]
SIM30B
[2][29]
Rosebank
Tompkins Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Forest Avenue, Tompkins Avenue
SIM31
[2][33]
Midtown
57th Street and Lexington Avenue
Eltingville Transit Center Madison Avenue (northbound), Fifth Avenue (southbound), 23rd Street Gannon Avenue, Bradley Avenue, Harold Street, Forest Hill Road, Travis Avenue X10, X31[4]
SIM32
[2][34]
Tribeca
Worth and Church Streets
Travis
Wild Avenue and Victory Boulevard
Church Street (northbound), Broadway (southbound) Gannon Avenue, Victory Boulevard X10, X11[4]
SIM33
[2][35]
Union Square
14th Street and Broadway
Mariners Harbor
South Avenue and Richmond Terrace
Spring Street, Sixth Avenue (northbound), Broadway, Houston Street (southbound), West Street Gannon Avenue, Richmond Avenue, Forest Avenue, South Avenue X10,[4] X12
SIM34
[2][36]
Tribeca
Worth and Church Streets
Church Street (northbound), Broadway (southbound) Victory Boulevard, Watchogue Road, Richmond Avenue, Forest Avenue, South Avenue X12[4]
SIM35
[2][37]
Financial District
Pearl and Frankfort Streets
Port Richmond
Castleton Bus Depot
Water Street Narrows Road, Clove Road, Forest Avenue, Port Richmond Avenue X10, X14[4]

Manhattan to Brooklyn[edit]

New York City Transit[edit]

Route Terminals Streets traveled Notes and history
Brooklyn Manhattan
Manhattan
Brooklyn
X27
[38]
Bay Ridge
Shore Road and 4th Avenue
  • Midtown
    East 57th Street and Madison Avenue (full route)
  • Chelsea
    West 23rd Street and Broadway (Weekdays)
  • Lower Manhattan
    Thomas Street and Church Street (Weekdays)
  • Northbound: Trinity Place, Church Street, 6th Avenue, Madison Avenue
  • Southbound: 5th Avenue, Park Avenue South, Broadway
Third Avenue, Bay Ridge Avenue, Shore Road
  • X27 operates daily, no late-night service.
  • X27 terminates at 23rd Street or Thomas Street and Church Street during weekday rush hours.
  • Service began on January 3, 1972 as the B27X. This was the first express bus route between Manhattan and Brooklyn. It was hoped that the bus route would relieve crowding on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line.[39][40]
  • The bus was converted into today's X27 in 1976.
  • Stop at Battery Place and Greenwich Street added in 1981.[41]
  • Weekend service added September 8, 2002.[42]
X28
[38]
Bensonhurst
Cropsey Avenue and Canal Avenue
(full-time service)
  • Midtown
    East 57th Street and Madison Avenue (full route)
  • Chelsea
    West 23rd Street and Broadway (Weekdays)
  • Lower Manhattan
    Thomas Street and Church Street (Weekdays)
  • Northbound: Trinity Place, Church Street, 6th Avenue, Madison Avenue
  • Southbound: 5th Avenue, Park Avenue South, Broadway
86th Street, 14th Avenue, Cropsey Avenue, Surf Avenue
  • X28 terminates at 23rd Street or Thomas Street and Church Street during weekday rush hours.
  • Some peak rush hour trips on both routes continue toward Sea Gate, most trips end at Cropsey Avenue and Canal Avenue.
  • X28 original southern terminus at Cropsey Avenue and Bay 49th Street in Brooklyn.
  • Weekend service added September 8, 2002.[42]
  • X28 weekend service was discontinued in June 2010 as part of budget-related service reductions;[43] restored service on September 4, 2016.[44]
  • Originally B28X in 1971, then renumbered as the X28 in 1976.
Sea Gate
West 37th Street and Surf Avenue
part-time service
X37
[45]
Bay Ridge
Shore Road and Fourth Avenue
Midtown
East 57th Street and Madison Avenue
23rd Street, Fifth Avenue (Southbound), Madison Avenue (Northbound), FDR Drive Third Avenue, Bay Ridge Avenue, Shore Road
  • Non-stop express variants of the X27 and X28, respectively.
    • Run on 23rd Street, Manhattan and FDR Drive.
  • Rush hour service only.
  • Temporarily discontinued in June 2010 due to budget crisis,[43] restored in July 2011.[46]
X38
[38]
Bensonhurst
Cropsey Avenue and Canal Avenue
(full-time service)
Midtown
East 57th Street and Madison Avenue
23rd Street, Fifth Avenue (Southbound), Madison Avenue (Northbound), FDR Drive 86th Street, 14th Avenue, Cropsey Avenue, Surf Avenue
Sea Gate
West 37th Street and Surf Avenue
part-time service

MTA Bus Company[edit]

These routes do not operate on Sundays.

Route Terminals Streets traveled History and notes
Manhattan Brooklyn
Manhattan
Brooklyn
BM1
[47]
Midtown
East 57th Street and 2nd Avenue
Mill Basin
56th Drive and Strickland Avenue
  • Northbound: Trinity Place, Church Street, Park Place, Broadway, Park Row, Frankfort Street, FDR Drive, 23rd Street, Madison Avenue
  • Southbound: 5th Avenue, 23rd Street, FDR Drive, Water Street, State Street, Battery Place
  • Downtown Loop only: Park Place, Broadway, Park Row, Frankfort Street, Pearl Street, Water Street, State Street, Battery Place
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, Gowanus Expressway, Prospect Expressway, Coney Island Avenue, Cortelyou Road, Ocean Avenue, Avenue K, East 66th Street
  • Operated by Pioneer Bus until 1979.
  • Operated by Command Bus Company[30] from October 22, 1979 until MTA takeover on December 5, 2005.
  • Midtown service via Downtown area operates all day.
  • Midtown express service bypassing Downtown area operates weekday peak rush hours.
  • Downtown service operates weekday peak rush hours.
Downtown
State Street and Battery Place

AM

PM
BM2
[48]
Midtown
East 57th Street and 2nd Avenue
Canarsie
Flatlands Avenue and Williams Avenue
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, Gowanus Expressway, Prospect Expressway, Coney Island Avenue, Cortelyou Road, Flatbush Avenue, Avenue H, East 80th Street, Avenue M, Pennsylvania Avenue (downtown trips only)
  • Operated by Pioneer Bus until 1979.
  • Operated by Command Bus Company[30] from October 22, 1979 until MTA takeover on December 5, 2005.
  • BM2 extended to Starrett City from Canarsie in October 1974.[49]
  • Midtown service via Downtown area operates all day.
  • Midtown express service bypassing Downtown area operates weekday peak rush hours.
  • Downtown service operates weekday peak rush hours.
Downtown
State Street and Battery Place

AM

PM
Starrett City
Pennsylvania Avenue and Seaview Avenue
BM3
[50]
Midtown
East 57th Street and 2nd Avenue
Sheepshead Bay
Emmons Avenue and Shore Boulevard
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, Gowanus Expressway, Prospect Expressway, Coney Island Avenue, Cortelyou Road, Ocean Avenue, Batchelder Street, Shore Parkway, Emmons Avenue
  • Operated by Pioneer Bus until 1979.
  • Operated by Command Bus Company[30] from October 22, 1979 until MTA takeover on December 5, 2005.
  • Midtown service via Downtown area operates all day.
  • Midtown express service bypassing Downtown area operates weekday peak rush hours.
  • Downtown service operates weekday peak rush hours.
Downtown
State Street and Battery Place

AM

PM
BM4
[51]
Midtown
East 57th Street and 2nd Avenue
Gerritsen Beach
Gerritsen Avenue and Lois Avenue
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, Gowanus Expressway, Prospect Expressway, Coney Island Avenue, Cortelyou Road, Ocean Avenue, Nostrand Avenue, Gerritsen Avenue
  • Operated by Erin Tours until 1989.
  • Operated by Command Bus Company[30] from 1990 until MTA takeover on December 5, 2005.
  • Originally went on Nostrand Avenue between Avenue K and Flatbush Avenue, Flatbush Avenue between Nostrand Avenue and Cortelyou Road, instead of Avenue K and Ocean Avenue.[30]
  • Midtown service via Downtown area operates all day.
  • Midtown express service bypassing Downtown area operates weekday peak rush hours.
  • Downtown service operates weekday peak rush hours.
Downtown
State Street and Battery Place

AM

PM
BM5
[52]
Midtown
East 57th Street and 2nd Avenue
Starrett City
Pennsylvania Avenue and Seaview Avenue
34th Street, 5th Avenue (southbound), Madison Avenue (northbound) Linden Boulevard, Ashford Street, Cozine Avenue, Van Siclen Avenue, Vandalia Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue
Queens:
Queens–Midtown Tunnel, Long Island Expressway, Woodhaven Boulevard, Cross Bay Boulevard
  • Operated by Pioneer Bus until 1979.
  • Operated by Command Bus Company[30] from October 22, 1979 until MTA takeover on December 5, 2005.
  • Formerly made only one stop in Queens, at 79th Street in Lindenwood.[53]
  • Expanded Queens service along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards began April 2010.
  • Last pickup to Manhattan and first dropoff from Manhattan is in Rego Park/Middle Village.
  • No Downtown service; Downtown service provided by weekday rush hour BM2 service.
  • Renumbered from BQM1 on July 16, 2007.[53]

Manhattan to Queens[edit]

New York City Transit[edit]

Route Terminals Streets traveled History and notes
Queens Manhattan Manhattan Queens
X63
[54]
Rosedale
149th Avenue and 253rd Street

AM

PM
East Midtown
East 23rd Street and 1st Avenue
  • Northbound:
    23rd Street, Madison Avenue, 57th Street
  • Southbound:
    3rd Avenue, 57th Street, 5th Avenue, 23rd Street
Long Island Expressway (Northbound), Queens Boulevard, Van Wyck Expressway service road, Linden Boulevard, Merrick Boulevard, Hook Creek Boulevard, Francis Lewis Boulevard
  • Peak weekday rush hour service only.
  • Began service October 18, 1971.[55][56]
  • Formerly Q20X, and then X20 in 1976.[55]
  • Renumbered on April 15, 1990.
X64
[57]
Cambria Heights
Linden Boulevard and 235th Street

AM

PM
Long Island Expressway (Northbound), Queens Boulevard, Liberty Avenue, Farmers Boulevard, Linden Boulevard
  • Peak weekday rush hour service only.
  • Began service October 18, 1971.[55][56]
  • Formerly Q24X, and then X24 in 1976,[55]
  • Renumbered on April 15, 1990.
X68
[58]
Floral Park
Hillside Avenue and 268th Street

AM

PM
Long Island Expressway (Northbound), Queens Boulevard, Hillside Avenue
  • Peak weekday rush hour service only.
  • Two AM peak trips travel across to 5th Avenue via 34th Street and resume normal southbound service
  • Three AM peak trips terminate at East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue, operating via Madison Avenue
  • Began service on August 2, 1971 as the Q18X,[59][60] became X18 in 1976, the first NYCT express service between Queens and Manhattan,[59]
  • Renumbered on April 15, 1990.

MTA Bus Company[edit]

Routes QM1 to QM20[edit]

Route Terminals Streets traveled History and notes
Manhattan Queens
[61] Midtown Manhattan
6th Avenue

AM

PM
Fresh Meadows
188th Street and 64th Avenue
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Union Turnpike, 188th Street
  • Operates during rush hours only, off peak service available via QM5
  • Began service on February 26, 1968;[62] operated by Steinway Transit from 1968 until 1985, and by Queens/Steinway Transit Corp. until 1988.[62]
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1988 until MTA takeover in 2005.
  • Last dropoff from Queens is at 57th Street.
  • Downtown trips redesignated QM7 in June 2010.
  • Off-peak service discontinued on December 31, 2015
  • Former 3rd Ave branch split off to new QM31 in early September 2016
QM2
[63]
Bay Terrace
Bay Terrace Shopping Center
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street (Manhattan bound), 59th Street (Queens bound)
Queens: Whitestone Expressway service road (weekdays only), Parsons Boulevard (weekends only), Cross Island Parkway service road
  • Service began under Queens Transit Corporation on June 9, 1969.[64][65] Operated by Queens Transit from 1969 until June 30, 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from July 1, 1988 until MTA takeover in February 27, 2005.
  • Last Manhattan bound dropoff is at 57th Street and 3rd Avenue.
  • Last Queens bound pickup is on 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • Rerouted away from Whitestone Expressway Service Road to serve Parsons Boulevard on weekends on April 6, 2014.
  • Rerouted away from 57th Street onto 59th Street in the Queens bound direction on August 24, 2015.
  • 3rd Ave route spilt off to new route QM32 in early September 2016
QM3
[66]

AM

PM
Little Neck
Little Neck Parkway and Horace Harding Expressway
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street (Manhattan bound), 59th Street (Queens bound)
Queens: Northern Boulevard, Little Neck Parkway.
  • Originally Operated by Queens Transit from 1970 until 1988.
  • Temporarily operated by Caravan Transit from 1988 until 1990.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1990 until MTA takeover in 2005.
  • Last drop off is on 57th Street and 3rd Avenue.
  • Last pick up to Queens is on 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • Queens bound buses taken off 57th Street and put onto 59th Street on August 24, 2015.
[67] Electchester
164th Street and Horace Harding Expressway
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Jewel Avenue
  • Operated by Queens Transit from 1971 until 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1988 until MTA takeover in 2005.
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street and 3rd Avenue.
  • Former 3rd Avenue service relabeled to QM44 on July 5, 2016.
[61] Glen Oaks
260th Street and Union Turnpike
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Union Turnpike, 73rd Avenue, Horace Harding Expressway
  • QM5 buses bypass Fresh Meadows during rush hours in the peak direction
  • Operated by Steinway Transit from 1968 until 1985, and by Queens/Steinway Transit Corp. until 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1988 until MTA takeover in 2005.
  • Last dropoff from Queens is at 57th Street.
  • Formerly part of the QM1A, redesignated June 2010.[68]
  • Downtown trips redesignated QM8 in June 2010.[68]
  • Former 3rd Avenue service relabeled QM35 in September 2016
[61] Lake Success
North Shore Towers
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Union Turnpike, Lakeville Road
  • Operated by Steinway Transit from 1968 until 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1988 until MTA takeover in 2005.
  • Last dropoff from Queens is at 57th Street.
  • Formerly part of the QM1A, renumbered in June 2010.[68]
  • Former 3rd Avenue service relabeled QM36 in early September 2016
[69] Downtown Manhattan
Downtown Loop

AM

PM
Fresh Meadows
188th Street and 64th Avenue
Manhattan: Water Street/Church Street
Queens: Union Turnpike, 188th Street
  • QM8: 73rd Avenue, Horace Harding Expressway
  • Peak service only.
  • QM7 operates from Fresh Meadows, QM8 operates from Glen Oaks bypassing Fresh Meadows.
  • QM8 AM super express service serves Fresh Meadows.
  • Operated by Steinway Transit 1978 until 1988.
  • Temporarily operated by Caravan Transit from 1988 until 1990.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1990 until MTA takeover in 2005.
  • Formerly the Downtown QM1/QM1A service; redesignated in June 2010.[68]
[69] Glen Oaks
260th Street and Union Turnpike
QM10
[70]
Midtown Manhattan
6th Avenue

AM

PM
Rego Park/Elmhurst Loop Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: 63rd Road, 57th Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach.[30]
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street.
  • Former 3rd Avenue service relabeled QM40 in early September 2016
QM11
[70]
Downtown Manhattan
Downtown Loop

AM

PM
Manhattan: Water Street, Church Street
Queens: Queens Boulevard, 63rd Road, 57th Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach.[30]
  • Trips operate via Forest Hills.
  • Last dropoff is Beekman St and Park Row.
  • Former downtown branch of the QM10
  • Began service as QM11 in 1971
QM12
[71]
Midtown Manhattan
6th Avenue

AM

PM
Glendale
Union Turnpike and Trotting Course Lane
(Crescent Apartments)
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Yellowstone Boulevard
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach.[30]
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street.
  • Stops east of 71 Avenue in Forest Hills discontinued in January 2011
  • Stops in Elmhurst were added on July 5, 2016, and on the same date, the route was rerouted onto Woodhaven Boulevard and Queens Boulevard (EB).
  • Midday service eliminated (in parts) from Summer 2010 to Winter 2012
  • 3rd Ave service split off into new QM42
  • 3rd Avenue service split off from QM12 designation in September 2016.
QM15
[72]
Howard Beach
157th Avenue and 102nd Street
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Woodhaven Boulevard, 155th Avenue, 157th Avenue, Cross Bay Boulevard
  • No Sunday service.
  • Began service under Green Lines in 1970.[73]
  • Saturday service added July 1979.[74]
  • Nicknamed "Shopper's Special".[74][75][76]
  • Operates via Lindenwood between Howard Beach and Ozone Park via 157th Avenue.
  • Off-peak service ends at 157th Avenue and 92nd Street near Cross Bay Boulevard instead of 102nd Street.
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street.
  • Service is supplemented by the BM5.
QM16
[77]

AM

PM
Jacob Riis Park
Parking lot
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Cross Bay Boulevard, Rockaway Beach Boulevard
  • Began service under Green Lines on April 12, 1971 between Rockaway Park–Beach 116th Street and Midtown Manhattan.[76]
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs in Queens north of 157th Avenue in Howard Beach, via Lindenwood and along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards[78][79] eliminated on July 3, 2006.[80]
  • Extended from Rockaway Park to Neponsit on September 4, 2007,[81][82][83] then Roxbury at Fort Tilden on April 18, 2011,[81][84][83] before being truncated to Jacob Riis Park in December 2011 to accommodate customer parking.[85]
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street.
QM17
[77]

AM

PM
Far Rockaway
Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station
( A  train)
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Cross Bay Boulevard, Beach Channel Drive, Seagirt Boulevard
  • Began service under Green Lines on December 20, 1976.[86]
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs in Queens north of 157th Avenue in Howard Beach, via Lindenwood and along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards[78][79] eliminated on July 3, 2006.[80]
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street.
QM18
[87]

AM

PM
South Ozone Park
130th Street and 150th Avenue
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Queens Boulevard, Lefferts Boulevard, 135th Avenue
  • Began service under Green Lines around 1975.[88]
  • Extended along 135th Avenue in spring 2008.
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street.
QM20
[89]
Bay Terrace
Corporal Kennedy Street and 23rd Avenue
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street (Manhattan bound), 59th Street (Queens bound)
Queens: Willets Point Boulevard, Utopia Parkway, 26th Avenue
  • Weekday service only.
  • Began service on July 7, 1970. Originally operated on QM2 route north/west of Utopia Parkway.[90]
  • Operated by Queens Transit until June 30, 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from July 1, 1988 until MTA takeover in February 27, 2005.
  • Last Manhattan bound dropoff is at 57th Street and 3rd Avenue.
  • Last Queens bound pickup is at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • Rerouted off of 57th Street and onto 59th Street in the Queens bound direction on August 24, 2015.
  • Renumbered from QM2A in September 2011.

Routes QM21 to QM44 and BM5[edit]

Route Terminals Streets traveled History and notes
Manhattan Queens
QM21
[91]
Midtown Manhattan
East 23rd Street and Park Avenue

AM

PM
Rochdale Village Loop Manhattan: 23rd Street, Madison Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Queens Boulevard, Linden Boulevard, Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
QM24
[92]
Midtown Manhattan
6th Avenue

AM

PM
Glendale
Myrtle Avenue and 73rd Street
Manhattan: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
Queens: Eliot Avenue, Fresh Pond Road
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach.[30]
  • Began service June 6, 1988.
  • Rerouted from 8th Avenue to 6th Avenue in spring 2011.
  • Last dropoff is at 57th Street.
  • Former downtown service relabeled to QM25 in June 2010.
  • Former 3rd Avenue service relabeled to QM34 on July 5, 2016.
QM25
[93]
Downtown Manhattan
Downtown Loop

AM

PM
Manhattan: Church, Water Streets
Queens: Eliot Avenue, Fresh Pond Road, Myrtle Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach as the QM24W[30]
  • Began service June 6, 1988.
  • Downtown service split off from QM24 designation in June 2010.
[94] Midtown Manhattan
3rd Avenue

AM

PM
Fresh Meadows
188th Street & 64th Avenue
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens: Union Turnpike
  • Operates during rush hours only
  • Began service on February 26, 1968;[62] operated by Steinway Transit from 1968 until 1988.[62]
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1988 until MTA takeover in 2005.
  • Last dropoff from Queens is at 55th Street.
  • Formerly part of the QM1, service relabeled in September 2016.
QM32
[95]

AM

PM
Bay Terrace
Bay Terrace Shopping Center
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens: Whitestone Expressway service road, Cross Island Parkway service road
  • 3rd Avenue service operates AM rush hours in both directions and PM rush hours eastbound only.
  • Operated by Queens Transit from 1969 until June 30, 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from July 1, 1988 until MTA takeover on February 27, 2005.
  • Last Manhattan bound dropoff is at 55th Street.
  • Last Queens bound pickup is on 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • Formerly part of the QM2, service relabeled in September 2016.
QM34
[92]

AM

PM
Glendale
Myrtle Avenue and 73rd Street
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens: Eliot Avenue, Fresh Pond Road, Myrtle Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach as the QM24[30]
  • Originally the 3rd Avenue branch of the QM24
  • Began service June 6, 1988.
  • 3rd Avenue service split off from QM24 designation in July 2016.
[96]
AM

PM
Glen Oaks
260th Street and Union Turnpike
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens: Union Turnpike, 73rd Avenue, Horace Harding Expressway
  • The last inbound bus serves Fresh Meadows
  • Operates rush hours only.
  • Operated by Steinway Transit from 1968 until 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1988 until MTA takeover on February 27, 2005.
  • Last dropoff from Queens is at 55th Street.
  • Originally part of the QM1A; later part of the QM5, service relabeled in September 2016.
[97]
AM

PM
Lake Success
North Shore Towers
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens: Union Turnpike, Lakeville Road
  • Operated by Steinway Transit from 1968 until 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1988 until MTA takeover on February 27, 2005.
  • Last dropoff from Queens is at 55th Street.
  • Originally part of the QM1A; later part of the QM6, service relabeled in September 2016.
QM40
[98]

AM

PM
Rego Park
Elmhurst Loop
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens 63rd Road, 57th Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach.[30]
  • Last dropoff is at 55th Street.
  • Formerly part of the QM10, service relabeled in September 2016.
QM42
[99]

AM

PM
Glendale
Crescent Apartments
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens: Yellowston Boulevard.
  • Peak service only.
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach.[30]
  • Last dropoff is at 55th Street.
  • Formerly part of the QM12, service relabeled in September 2016.
[67]
AM

PM
Electchester
164th Street and Horace Harding Expressway
Manhattan: 3rd Avenue
Queens: Jewel Avenue
  • Originally Operated by Queens Transit from 1970 until 1988.
  • Operated by Queens Surface Corporation[30] from 1990 until MTA takeoveron February 27, 2005.
  • Last drop off is on 3rd Avenue at 55th Street
  • Originally the 3rd Avenue branch of the QM4
  • 3rd Avenue service split off from QM4 designation in July 2016.
BM5 Multiple stops along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards. See the BM5 section and the QM15 route for more details.

Manhattan to the Bronx[edit]

All routes are operated by MTA Bus.

Route Terminals Streets traveled History and notes
Manhattan Bronx
Manhattan
Bronx
BxM1
[100]
East Midtown
East 33rd Street and 3rd Avenue
Riverdale
Riverdale Avenue and West 263rd Street
Lexington Avenue (southbound), 3rd Avenue (northbound) Broadway (select trips), 230th Street, Kappock Street,
Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale Avenue
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by Riverdale Transit Corp. before 1984, then was operated by Liberty Lines Express.[30][101]
  • Select trips operate via Major Deegan Expressway, skipping Inwood, weekdays only.
  • Service began in 1968.
BxM2
[102]
Midtown Manhattan
Herald Square
Riverdale
Riverdale Avenue and West 263rd Street
79th Street Traverse, 2nd, 5th and 7th Avenues (southbound),
3rd, Madison and 6th Avenues (northbound)
230th Street, Kappock Street, Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale Avenue
BxM3
[103]
Midtown Manhattan
East 29th Street and Madison Avenue
Yonkers
Getty Square
5th Avenue (southbound), Madison Avenue (northbound) Sedgwick Avenue, Broadway
Yonkers: South Broadway
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by Riverdale Transit Corp. before 1984, then was operated by Liberty Lines Express.[30]
  • Pick-up in Harlem is available only at 123rd Street and Madison Avenue
BxM4
[104]
Midtown Manhattan
East 29th Street and Madison Avenue
Woodlawn
Katonah Avenue and East 242nd Street
5th Avenue (southbound), Madison Avenue (northbound) Grand Concourse, Bainbridge Avenue, Katonah Avenue
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by Riverdale Transit Corp. before 1984, then was operated by Liberty Lines Express.[30]
  • Previously BxM4B. Relabeled to BxM4 when Bedford Park service (BxM4A) was discontinued in June 27, 2010.
BxM6
[105]
Midtown Manhattan
East 23rd Street and Madison Avenue
Parkchester
Metropolitan Oval near
Parkchester subway station
( 6   <6> ​ trains)
5th Avenue (southbound), 3rd and Madison Avenues (northbound), 72nd Street (eastbound) East 177th Street, Metropolitan Avenue
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by New York Bus Service.[30]
  • Route was named: "BxM-6 Parkchester Express"; started operations on August 24, 1970.[106]
BxM7
[107]
Midtown Manhattan
East 23rd Street and Madison Avenue
Co-op City, Bronx
Dreiser Loop
5th Avenue (southbound), 3rd and Madison Avenues (northbound), 72nd Street (eastbound) Hutchinson River Parkway East, Co-Op City Boulevard
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by New York Bus Service.[30]
  • To Manhattan via 1-2-3-4-5 in Co-op City; from Manhattan via 5-4-3-2-1 in Co-op City. During the AM rush, service is divided up so certain trips only serve 1 or 2 sections of Co-Op City before continuing to Manhattan.
  • Route was named: "BxM-7 Co-op City Express"; started operations on January 18, 1971.[108]
  • Wall Street Express ended in the 1980s.
BxM8
[109]
Midtown Manhattan
East 23rd Street and Madison Avenue
Pelham Bay Park
Pelham Bay Park subway station
( 6   <6> ​ trains)
5th Avenue (southbound), 3rd and Madison Avenues (northbound), 72nd Street (eastbound) Westchester Avenue, Bruckner Boulevard
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by New York Bus Service.[30]
  • Two peak-direction trips (to Manhattan AM, from Manhattan PM) are extended to City Island to replace former BxM7B.
  • Renumbered from BxM7A in September 2011.
  • Route was named: "BxM-7A Pelham Bay Park Express"; started operations on January 10, 1972.
  • Route was named: "BxM-7B — City Island Express"; started operations on January 7, 1980.
BxM9
[110]
Midtown Manhattan
East 23rd Street and Madison Avenue
Throgs Neck
Layton Avenue and Ellsworth Avenue
5th Avenue (southbound), 3rd and Madison Avenues (northbound), 72nd Street (eastbound) Randall Avenue, Harding Avenue, Throgs Neck Boulevard (outbound), Clarence Avenue (inbound)
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by New York Bus Service.[30]
  • Route was named: "BxM-9 Throggs Neck Express"; started operations on August 2, 1976.
BxM10
[111]
Midtown Manhattan
East 23rd Street and Madison Avenue
Baychester
Eastchester Road and Boston Road
5th Avenue (southbound), 3rd and Madison Avenues (northbound), 72nd Street (eastbound) Morris Park Avenue, Eastchester Road
  • Daily service.
  • Formerly operated by New York Bus Service.[30]
  • Route was named: "BxM-10 Morris Park Express"; started operations on January 7, 1980.
BxM11
[112]
Midtown Manhattan
East 26th Street and Madison Avenue
Wakefield
241st Street subway station
( 2  train)
5th Avenue (southbound), Madison Avenue (northbound) White Plains Road
BxM18
[113]
Lower Manhattan
Battery Place and Greenwich Street

AM

PM
Riverdale
Riverdale Avenue and West 263rd Street
Church Street, 6th Avenues, West 23rd Street and Madison Av (northbound),
5th Avenues, East 23rd Street, Park Av South, Union Square East, and Broadway (southbound)
230th Street, Kappock Street, Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Began service on September 11, 1978 under Liberty Lines Express, along with NYCTA X61 route.[114]
  • Operated by Liberty Lines Express until 2005.[30]
  • First drop-off/last pickup in Manhattan is at Madison Square.
  • Stops at 5th Avenue and West 35th Street for transfers from Queens and other Bronx express buses.
  • Stops at Madison Avenue and East 56th Street for transfers to Queens and other Bronx express buses.

Manhattan intra-borough[edit]

Route Terminals Notes
X80
[115]
Randall's Island
Icahn Stadium

(before events)
----------

(after events)
Harlem
125th Street and Lexington Avenue
at 125th Street ( 4  5  6   <6>  trains)
and Harlem–125 Street Metro-North station
  • Operated by MTA New York City Transit.
  • Special event service only, fares collected only for travel to Randall's Island.
  • Local bus service available from Lexington Avenue to Icahn Stadium on the M35 full-time.

Former routes[edit]

New York City Transit[edit]

X routes[edit]

Most X routes were discontinued between 2010 and 2018 due to budget cuts and a reimagining of the bus network.

In 2015, the MTA began a comprehensive study of express bus lines on Staten Island. These lines had not been drastically changed since the 1980s, and as a result, they had been updated piece-by-piece.[116]:3 As a result, these routes were circuitous, redundant, and infrequent.[116]:14–16 The MTA proposed replacing all of the existing express bus routes with simpler and shorter variants, a proposal supported by 76% of Staten Island residents who had learned about the study.[116]:20, 21, 23 In March 2018, after hosting several meetings with Staten Island residents, the MTA announced that express bus service to Staten Island was expected to be completely reorganized in August 2018.[117][118] As part of the redesign, all of the existing bus routes would be discontinued and replaced with 27 new routes with a "SIM" prefix on August 19, 2018.[7]:188-189 The "SIM" prefix was chosen to reduce confusion with the "X"-prefixed routes they replaced, but deviate from the "S" prefix used by local Staten Island bus routes.[7]:191

The remaining X routes are expected to be revamped and renamed sometime between 2019 and 2021.[119]

Route Terminals Streets Traveled History and Notes
X1*
[120]
Midtown Manhattan
Central Park South and 7th Avenue
Eltingville Transit Center 6th Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, Broadway (SB), Hylan Boulevard, Richmond Avenue
  • Daily service. Operated all times. Peak-hour service started/ended at 23rd Street in Manhattan.
  • Overnight express service started on January 20, 2013.[121]
  • Originally numbered R13X in 1972, then X13 in 1976.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X2
[120]
Midtown Manhattan
East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
New Dorp, Staten Island
Mill Road and Ebbits Street
Madison Avenue (NB), Lexington Avenue (SB), 23rd Street, Hylan Boulevard
  • Peak service only. Bypassed Lower Manhattan via FDR Drive.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X3
[120]
Lower Manhattan
World Financial Center
New Dorp
Mill Road and Ebbits Street
Church Street (NB), Broadway (SB), Hylan Boulevard
  • Peak service only
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X4
[120]
Lower Manhattan
World Financial Center
Eltingville Transit Center Church Street (NB), Broadway (SB), Hylan Boulevard, Father Capodanno Boulevard, Hylan Boulevard, Richmond Avenue
  • Peak service only
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X5
[120]
Midtown Manhattan
East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
Eltingville Transit Center Madison Avenue (NB), Lexington Avenue (SB), 23rd Street, Father Capodanno Boulevard, Hylan Boulevard, Richmond Avenue
  • Peak service only. Bypassed Lower Manhattan via FDR Drive.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X6
[123]
Midtown Manhattan
Central Park South and 7th Avenue
Eltingville Transit Center,
Staten Island
Arthur Kill Road and Richmond Avenue
Madison Avenue (NB), Fifth Avenue/Broadway (SB), Father Capodanno Boulevard, Hylan Boulevard, Richmond Avenue
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis[43]
X7
[120]
Midtown Manhattan
Central Park South and 7th Avenue
Eltingville Transit Center 6th Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, Broadway (SB), Father Capodanno Boulevard, Hylan Boulevard, Nelson Avenue
  • Peak service only. Operated via West Street in Lower Manhattan.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X8
[120]
Financial District
Downtown Loop
Eltingville Transit Center Church Street, Water Street, Father Capodanno Boulevard, Hylan Boulevard, Nelson Avenue
  • Peak service only
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X9
[120]
Midtown Manhattan
Central Park South and 7th Avenue
New Dorp
Mill Road and Ebbits Street
6th Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, Broadway (SB), Hylan Boulevard
  • Peak service only
  • Operated via West Street in Lower Manhattan
  • Service started in December 1968 as the R9X.[124]
  • The route was relabeled the X9 in 1976.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X10
X10B
[125]
Midtown Manhattan
East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
Port Richmond, Staten Island
Castleton Bus Depot
6th Avenue, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, Broadway (SB), Gannon Avenue, Richmond Avenue, Port Richmond Avenue
  • Daily service.
  • Peak hour trips (X10B) operated via West Street at World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan instead of Broadway and Church Street. Battery Park service replaced by X11.
  • Service on Narrows Road provided by the X14 during peak hours, when the X10 did not stop there.
  • Originally R10X in 1970, then became X10 in 1976
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X11
[125]
Tribeca
Worth Street and Broadway
Travis, Staten Island
end of Victory Boulevard
Church Street (NB), Broadway (SB), Gannon Avenue, Victory Boulevard
  • Peak service only
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X12
X42
[126]
West Midtown
West 57th Street and 11th Avenue
Mariners Harbor, Staten Island
South Avenue and Richmond Terrace
57th Street, 6th Avenue, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, Broadway (SB), Victory Boulevard, Watchogue Road, Port Richmond Avenue, Forest Avenue, South Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • During the height of the rush hour, X12 trips ended at 23rd Street, while X42 trips acted as midtown super-express service (via the FDR Drive & 23rd Street instead of 6th Avenue/Broadway).
  • X42 service south of 23rd Street to Houston Street eliminated on April 12, 2004.[127]
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
Madison Square
23rd Street and 5th Avenue
some peak service
X13
[128]
Lower Manhattan
Water & Broad Street (AM), Trinity Place & Rector Street (PM)
Port Richmond, Staten Island
Castleton Avenue and Jewett Avenue
Church Street, Water Street, Clove Road, Forest Avenue, Port Richmond Avenue
  • In 2002, service was changed from operating to/from Worth Street/Broadway to operating along the Downtown Loop routing shared by the X15, X18, and X20.
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis[43]
X14
[129]
West Midtown
West 57th Street and 11th Avenue
Port Richmond
Castleton Bus Depot
Madison Avenue (NB), Fifth Avenue (SB), Water Street, Clove Road, Forest Avenue, Port Richmond Avenue
  • Originally the R8X to Downtown Brooklyn.
  • Originally R14X in 1973, then became X14 in 1976
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]

  • Peak service only
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X15
[130]
Lower Manhattan
Downtown Loop
Eltingville Transit Center Church Street (NB), Water Street (SB), Richmond Road, Arthur Kill Road
  • Peak service only
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X16
[131]
Lower Manhattan
Worth Street and Broadway
Port Richmond, Staten Island
Castleton Avenue and Jewett Avenue
Church Street (NB), Broadway (SB), Victory Boulevard, Forest Avenue
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis[43]
X17A
[132]
Tribeca
Worth Street and Broadway
Annadale, Staten Island
Annadale Road and Drumgoole Road East
Church Street (NB), Broadway (SB), Richmond Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Replaced the X17C in the peak direction for downtown service to and from Annadale.
  • All X17 trips (A, C, and J) served the Eltingville Transit Center.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X17C
[132]
Midtown Manhattan
East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
Huguenot, Staten Island
Woodrow Road and Huguenot Avenue
6th Avenue, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, Broadway (SB), Richmond Avenue, Drumgoole Road, Huguenot Avenue
  • Originally R17X in 1973, then became X17 in 1976
  • No service during peak hours in the peak direction
    • Peak direction service replaced by X17A, X17J, X19, X22, X22A, and X24 during these hours.
  • Weekends, all X17 trips served Bay Ridge, Brooklyn (to and from Manhattan only).
  • All X17 trips (A, C, and J) served the Eltingville Transit Center.
  • Extended to Tottenville during off-peak weekdays via Outerbridge Park and Ride in January 2013.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
Tottenville, Staten Island
Page Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
X17J
[132]
Midtown Manhattan
East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
Huguenot
Woodrow Road and Huguenot Avenue
34th Street, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, 42nd Street (SB), Richmond Avenue, Drumgoole Road, Huguenot Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Replaced the X17C in the peak direction for midtown Manhattan service.
  • Operated via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike and the Goethals Bridge
  • Created in 2000 as a result of NYCDOT planning studies
  • Formerly the Academy Bus Lines Richmond route, with some modifications
  • All X17 trips (A, C, and J) served the Eltingville Transit Center.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X18
[133]
Lower Manhattan
Water & Broad Street (AM), Trinity Place & Rector Street (PM)
Concord, Staten Island/Arrochar, Staten Island
Narrows Road and Targee Street (AM), School Road & Dennis Torricelli Street (PM)
Church Street, Water Street, Targee Street, Tompkins Avenue, Bay Street
  • Operated as Park Hill/Rosebank Loop. AM buses ran from Targee Street & DeKalb Street to Water Street & Broad Street. PM buses ran from Trinity Place & Rector Street to School Road & Dennis Torricelli Street.
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis[43]
X19
[132]
Tribeca
Worth Street and Broadway
Huguenot
Woodrow Road and Huguenot Avenue
Church Street (NB), Broadway (SB), Arden Avenue, Drumgoole Road, Huguenot Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • Replaced the X17C in the peak direction for downtown service to and from Huguenot and Arden Heights.
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X20
[134]
Lower Manhattan
Water & Broad Street (AM), Trinity Place & Rector Street (PM)
South Beach, Staten Island
Sand Lane and Father Capodanno Boulevard
Church Street, Water Street, Sand Lane, Steuben Street
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis[43]
X21
(First use)
Midtown Manhattan
57th Street and 3rd Avenue
Pleasant Plains, Staten Island
Amboy Road & Bedell Street
34th Street, Madison Av (NB), Lexington Avenue, 23rd Street (SB), Rossville Avenue, Woodrow Road, Bloomingdale Road
  • Established in 2001 as a short-turn of the X22 with 3 trips each way.
  • Discontinued in 2002, and replaced by the X22 bus.
X21
(second use)
[135]
Midtown Manhattan
East 41 Street and 1st Avenue
Eltingville
Richmond Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
42nd Street, Arthur Kill Road, Richmond Avenue
  • Peak service only.
  • New super express route began service on September 2, 2014.[136]
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X22
X22A
[137]
Midtown Manhattan
East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
Tottenville
Page Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
34th Street, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue, 42nd Street (SB), Amboy Road, Bloomingdale Road
  • Peak service only
  • X22 bypassed Outerbridge Park and Ride except for a few PM trips
  • X22A originated at Tottenville and operated express between Outerbridge Park and Ride and Manhattan, stopping only at Arthur Kill Road and Victory Boulevard
  • Operated via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike and the Goethals Bridge
  • Created in 2000 as a result of NYCDOT planning studies
  • Formerly the Academy Bus Lines Amboy route
  • Outerbridge Park and Ride service added on July 5, 2011 to replace the AE7, with six AM trips beginning at Outerbridge and eight PM trips serving Outerbridge.[138][139]
  • X22A service added on January 30, 2012 as a six-month trial.[140]
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
Pleasant Plains, Staten Island
Outerbridge Park and Ride
X23
[141]
Midtown Manhattan
East 59th Street and 5th Avenue
Huguenot
Huguenot Avenue and Amboy Road
34th Street, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue (SB), Woodrow Road, Foster Road, Huguenot Avenue
  • Peak service only
  • Began service on August 27, 2001, as a result of NYCDOT planning studies. Operated under city subsidy.[142][143]
  • Formerly operated by Atlantic Express.[144]
  • Taken over by Academy Bus in December 2013 following Atlantic Express filing for bankruptcy;[1][145] temporarily only accepted cash following takeover.[145]
  • Operated via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike and the Goethals Bridge
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X24
[146]
Midtown Manhattan
East 59th Street and 5th Avenue
New Dorp
Tysens Lane and Hylan Boulevard
34th Street, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue (SB), Huguenot Avenue, Arden Avenue, Hylan Boulevard
  • Peak service only
  • Began service on August 27, 2001, as a result of NYCDOT planning studies. Operated under city subsidy.[142][143]
  • Formerly operated by Atlantic Express.[144]
  • Renamed from Arden line.
  • Taken over by Academy Bus in December 2013;[1][145] temporarily only accepted cash following takeover.[145]
  • Operated via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike and the Goethals Bridge
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X25
[147]
Lower Manhattan
World Financial Center
Vesey Street and North End Avenue
Midtown Manhattan
Grand Central Terminal
42nd Street and Lexington Avenue
Worth Street (SB), Chambers Street (NB), 42nd Street, FDR Drive
  • Began service on October 1, 1976 running from Grand Central to Battery Place and Greenwich Street.[148][149] The service included a UniTicket program between the Conrail (now Metro-North) rail service at Grand Central and the express bus route.[150]
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis[43]
X26
[151]
Battery Park City, Manhattan
Vesey Street and North End Avenue
Midtown Manhattan
Penn Station
32nd Street and 7th Avenue
West Street
X27B

X28B
See X27 (X27B) and X28 (X28B) for the current destinations and streets traveled.
  • X27B and X28B travel path is the same as X27 and X28 except running via West Street and World Financial Center.
  • Service operated briefly from January 3, 2011[152] until July 1, 2011,[46] due to a lawsuit which stated that 2010 service cuts violated the ADA law.[153]
  • These routes were replaced by reinstated X37 and X38 bus service.
X29
[154]
Midtown Manhattan
57th Street and Madison Avenue
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Stillwell Avenue and Surf Avenue
Northbound: Church Street, 6th Avenue, Madison Avenue
Southbound: 5th Avenue, Broadway
Brooklyn: Coney Island Avenue, Surf Avenue
Originally B29X in 1972, then became X29 in 1976.
  • Began service on February 14, 1972 as B29X.[155][156]
  • Served Midtown and Downtown Manhattan.[156]
  • Original terminal was West 5th Street and Sea Breeze Avenue (near Surf Avenue);[156] later extended to Surf Avenue & West 37th Street (at Sea Gate),[157] then truncated to Stillwell Avenue.
  • Discontinued June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis.[43]
X30
[158]
Midtown Manhattan
West 57th Street and 11th Avenue
Sunnyside, Staten Island
Clove Rd and Victory Blvd
Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue (SB), 42nd Street, 57th Street, Forest Avenue
  • Peak service only
  • Operated via the Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike and the Goethals Bridge
  • Formerly the Academy Bus Lines Forest route until June 22, 2001;[159][160] began service under NYCT on September 10, 2001.[159]
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X31
[161]
Midtown Manhattan
East 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
Eltingville Transit Center 34th Street, Madison Avenue (NB), 5th Avenue (SB), 42nd Street, Bradley Avenue, Harold Street, Forest Hill Road, Travis Avenue
  • Peak service only
  • AM trips ran via the Gowanus Expressway, PM trips ran via Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey Turnpike and the Goethals Bridge.
  • Operated via Lincoln Tunnel in both directions until March 20, 2006, when buses were rerouted via the Staten Island and Gowanus Expressways and West Street. This was following the opening of the Staten Island Expressway bus lane in November 2005.[162]
  • Discontinued August 19, 2018, because of reorganization of Staten Island express bus routes.[122]
X32
[163]
Bedford Park, Bronx
The Bronx High School of Science
205th Street and Paul Avenue
Jamaica, Queens
165th Street Bus Terminal
Parsons Boulevard, Union Street, Kissena Boulevard, Horace Harding Expressway, 188th Street
  • School days only, discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis. Service replicated by Q44 and Bx22 local buses and private buses for school students.[43][68][164]
  • Traveled between Queens and the Bronx via the Whitestone Bridge, and non-stop in the Bronx via the Hutchinson River Parkway, Cross Bronx Expressway, Bronx River Parkway, Kasmiroff Boulevard, and Bedford Park Boulevard.[163]
Oakland Gardens, Queens
Union Turnpike and Springfield Blvd
Parsons Boulevard, Union Street, Kissena Boulevard, 46th Avenue, 48th Avenue, Springfield Boulevard
Bay Terrace, Queens
Bell Boulevard and 23rd Avenue
Parsons Boulevard, Union Street, 150th Street, 29th Avenue, 32nd Avenue
X51
[165]
Midtown Manhattan
34th Street and 3rd Avenue
Auburndale, Queens
Sanford Avenue and 165th Street
34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street, Sanford Avenue
X61
Lower Manhattan
Peck Slip and Water Street
Riverdale, Bronx
West 262nd Street and Broadway
Broadway, Major Deegan Expressway, FDR Drive, Wall Street
  • Began service on September 11, 1978.[166][114]
  • Service reduced in 1980 due to low ridership.[167]
  • Discontinued in early 1990.
X66
Midtown Manhattan
57th Street and 5th Avenue
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Avenue Z and Ocean Parkway
Broadway, 5th Avenue, Bay Ridge Parkway, Stillwell Avenue, 86th Street, Shell Road, Avenue Z.
  • Discontinued in early 1980, became BM15 operated by Fiesta Bus in 1981, then operated by Metro Apple Express in the late 1980s
  • Discontinued when Metro Apple Express went bankrupt.
X81
Woodside, Queens
61st Street ( 7   <7> ​ trains) and
Woodside (LIRR) stations
Randall's Island
Icahn Stadium
Brooklyn Queens Expressway, Grand Central Parkway, Hell Gate Circle
  • Events-only special. Last ran in 2009, discontinued sometime after.[168]
X90
[169]
Lower Manhattan
Vesey Street and North End Avenue
Yorkville, Manhattan
91st Street and York Avenue
West Street, FDR Drive, Water Street, York Avenue
  • The New York City Transit Authority, in March 1971, sought permission from the New York City Board of Estimate to operate express buses during rush hours along the FDR Drive. It was hoped that the route would attract Upper East Side residents that used their cars to get to the Financial District.[170]
  • Began service on April 1, 1971 as the M23X.[56][170]
  • The two former southern termini in Lower Manhattan were at Pearl Street and Frankfort Street, and at Water Street and Broad Street.[171]
  • Extended to World Financial Center on September 9, 2002.[42]
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis[43]
  • Renamed from the X23 in 1988.
  • The route had an alternate northern terminus in Harlem at 110th Street and 5th Avenue.[171]
X92
[172]
Lower Manhattan
South Ferry
Yorkville, Manhattan
92nd Street and York Avenue
FDR Drive, 1st Avenue, 2nd Avenue, York Avenue
  • Combined into the then-X90 route in 2004.
R8X
[59]
Port Richmond, Staten Island
Richmond Avenue and Richmond Terrace
Downtown Brooklyn
Adams Street and Fulton Street
Clove Road, Broadway, Verrazano–Narrows Bridge, Gowanus Expressway
  • Service started on November 3, 1965; fare at the time was 30 cents.[59][173]
  • First express bus route to link Staten Island with Downtown Brooklyn.[59]
  • Service was discontinued in early 1990 due to low ridership.[59]

MTA Bus Company[edit]

Route Terminals Streets Traveled History and Notes
BxM4A
[174]
Midtown Manhattan
26th Street and Madison Avenue
Bedford Park, Bronx
205th Street and Paul Avenue
  • Manhattan: 5th Avenue (southbound), Madison Avenue (northbound)
  • Bronx: Grand Concourse, West Gun Hill Road
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis.[175]
  • It was replaced by the BxM4, and no service was restored to the Bedford Park branch.
BxM7B
[176]
Midtown Manhattan
23rd Street and Madison Avenue
City Island, Bronx
Rochelle Street and City Island Avenue
  • Manhattan: 2nd Avenue, 116th Street, 5th Avenue (southbound); Madison Avenue, 72nd Street, 3rd Avenue (northbound),
  • Bronx: Bruckner Expressway, City Island Avenue
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis.[175]
  • It was replaced with two BxM8 trips extended to City Island.
See QM1, QM6, QM7 and QM8 for details.
QM2A
Relabeled to QM20.
QM22
[177]
Midtown Manhattan
  • Eastbound: 57th Street and 3rd Avenue
    (both branches)
  • Westbound:
    • 34th Street and 3rd Avenue (via 3rd Avenue)
    • 38th Street and 3rd Avenue (via 6th Avenue)
Jackson Heights, Queens
31st Avenue and 77th Street
  • Manhattan:
    • 3rd Avenue branch: 3rd Avenue, 59th Street
    • 6th Avenue branch: 34th Street, 6th Avenue, 57th Street
  • Queens: 21st Street, 21st Avenue, Ditmars Boulevard
  • Formerly operated by Triboro Coach beginning June 6, 1988.[178]
  • Two different route branches in Manhattan: Third Avenue and Sixth Avenue[30]
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to budget crisis.[175][178]
QM23
[179]
Midtown Manhattan
33rd Street and 7th Avenue
at Penn Station
Woodhaven, Queens

102nd Street and Jamaica Avenue

  • Manhattan: 34th Street
  • Queens: Woodhaven Boulevard, Jamaica Avenue
BQM1
Relabeled to BM5

Command Bus Company (special service)[edit]

Eight special routes, which was operated by Pioneer Bus then Command Bus Company.[181][30] All service discontinued in 2001.[182]

Route Terminals Streets Traveled
BQ5
Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
86th Street and 4th Avenue
86th Street, 19th Avenue, 65th Street, 23rd Avenue, Avenue M, Flatlands Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, Linden Boulevard
BQ10
Midwood, Brooklyn
Nostrand Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
Flatbush Avenue, Church Avenue, Linden Boulevard
BQ11
  • Kings Highway route: Kings Highway, Avenue M
  • Coney Island route: Stillwell Avenue, Neptune Avenue, Ocean Parkway, Avenue Z, Nostrand Avenue, Avenue U, Mill Avenue, Ralph Avenue
  • Both routes: Flatlands Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, Linden Boulevard
BQ12
Midwood, Brooklyn
Nostrand Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
Shea Stadium, Queens Flatbush Avenue, Church Avenue, Linden Boulevard
BW4
Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
86th Street and 4th Avenue
Yonkers Raceway, Westchester County 86th Street, 19th Avenue, 65th Street, 23rd Avenue, Avenue M, Flatlands Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, Linden Boulevard
BMJ1
Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn
East 15th Street and Sheephead Bay Road
Meadowlands Racetrack, New Jersey Avenue Z, Coney Island Avenue, Avenue M, 23rd Avenue, 65th Street, 19th Avenue, 86th Street, 4th Avenue, Flatbush Avenue
BMJ2
Spring Creek, Brooklyn
Pennsylvania Avenue and Flatlands Avenue
Meadowlands Racetrack, New Jersey Flatlands Avenue, Avenue M, Kings Highway, Nostrand Avenue, Flatbush Avenue

Note: An additional route, the BM2S bus route, ran from Starrett City to Downtown Manhattan ran via Flatlands Avenue between East 80th Street and East 105th Street. The service still operates as part of regular BM2 service during rush hour. [181][30] In addition, Command operated ferry shuttle buses around the Bay Ridge area from the Brooklyn Army Terminal after September 11, 2001, for the free ferry ride to/from the Wall Street pier. Both Pioneer Bus then Command Bus operated bus service to/from Roosevelt Raceway.

Caravan Transit (temporary operation)[edit]

From late 1988 to early 1990, Queens Surface Corporation temporarily outsourced these lines to Caravan Transit (a school bus operator) due to equipment shortages with the approval of the NYCDOT. Caravan Transit returned the lines to Queens Surface Corp. when 50 new MCI Classics suburban type buses (900-949) were delivered new to that company during 1989.

Route Terminals Streets Traveled
QM19
Queens and Manhattan Same as current QM3 route
QM20
QM25
Same as current QM7 route
QM26
Same as current QM8 route

Metro Apple Express (MAX)[edit]

Metro Apple Express (MAX) operated buses in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and to Jones Beach during its existence. They did not have fare boxes on the bus so the drivers were able to make change. Their bus schedules were color-coded for each route, BM10 was black, BM11 was blue, BM12 was green and BM15 was red. The president was Patrick Condren.[183][30]

Route Terminus
in Brooklyn
Streets traveled
in Manhattan
Terminus
in Manhattan
BM10
Bay Ridge
97th Street and 3rd Avenue
Northbound: Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, Trinity Place, Church Street, 6th Avenue

Southbound: 5th Avenue, Broadway, Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

Midtown
59th Street and 5th Avenue
BM11
Bensonhurst
Bay Ridge Parkway and Bay Parkway, (originally, Bay Parkway & 65th Street)
BM12
Bay Ridge
4th Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway
BM15
Coney Island
Ocean Parkway and Avenue Z at
Coney Island Hospital
Bensonhurst
Bay Parkway and Bay Ridge Parkway
(Saturday service)
Notes:
  • All routes started in 1981 and were discontinued in May 1994 when company shut down. They tried to start again as Metro Apple in August 1995, using ex-NYCT Blitz buses, but it did not last.
  • Bay Ridge Parkway was listed as 75th Street on their schedules and bus signs, which is the same street name.
  • Route BM15: Originally, Fiesta Bus operated the route, BM15 originally ran southbound via Lexington Avenue.
  • Route BM10, BM11 super express ran during the PM Rush Hours, via 23rd Street, FDR Drive and Downtown Manhattan service began at Thomas Street & Broadway, BM10 super express originally ran Via West Houston Street, West Street, than switched to the FDR Drive.
  • Route BM15 one trip during the PM Rush Hours started at Fulton Street & Water Street.
  • The check point Brooklyn bound originally was at Broadway and Exchange Pl, then 66th Street & 4th Avenue in Bay Ridge, it was changed when they started the super express so passengers may transfer between buses, that is why the BM11, and BM15 routes were changed, the check point for Manhattan bound was the last pick up stop in Brooklyn.
  • QBM1, (Breezy Point, Beach 217th Street) and QBM2 (Hammels, Beach 73rd Street) via Madison Ave. Originally, operated by Erin Tours.
  • They had 2 Jones Beach routes, the BN1 Bay Ridge, the MN1 Midtown, 55th Street & 2nd Avenue ran during the summer months, and they ran a Amtrak special ran between Grand Central & Penn Station for passengers who needed to transfer between trains, and a Department Of Labor ran for the employees between the office and Downtown Brooklyn to connect to the subways.

Red & Tan in Hudson County[edit]

Route Terminus
(in Staten Island)
Streets traveled
(in Staten Island)
Streets traveled
(in New Jersey)
Terminus
(in New Jersey)
Notes
122
[184]
Eltingville
Richmond Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Hylan Boulevard, Steuben Street, Clove Road,
Forest Avenue, Willowbrook Expressway
Interstate 78,
Route 440,
Bayonne Bridge
Hoboken
Hoboken Terminal
Discontinued in May 2005.[185]
144
[186]
Arden Heights
Arthur Kill Road and West Shore Expressway
Arden Road, Richmond Avenue, Staten Island Mall,
Forest Avenue, Willowbrook Expressway
Discontinued in January 2007.[187]

Atlantic Express[edit]

All routes going into Manhattan terminate at Midtown on East 59th Street and Madison Avenue.

All routes traveled via into West Shore Expressway, Goethals Bridge into New Jersey's New Jersey Turnpike, Lincoln Tunnel; in Manhattan: 34th Street, Madison Avenue (northbound) and 5th Avenue (Southbound).

These routes were operated by Academy Bus until June 2001, when the franchises were awarded to Atlantic Express.[159][160][188] All of these routes have been rebranded or eliminated.[189]

Route Terminus
(in Staten Island)
Streets traveled
(in Staten Island)
Notes
AE1
[190]
Huguenot
Luten Avenue and Amboy Road
Luten Avenue, Hylan Boulevard, Seguine Avenue, Foster Road, Woodrow Road
  • Service began in July 2001.
  • Rebranded X23 on August 27, 2001.[142][191][160]
AE2
[192]
New Dorp
Luten Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
Hylan Boulevard, Arden Avenue, Woodrow Road, Huguenot Avenue
  • Service began in July 2001.
  • Rebranded X24 on August 27, 2001.[142][160][193]
  • Formerly Academy Bus Arden route.
AE4
[194]
Rossville
Bloomingdale Road and Veterans Parkway
Bloomingdale Road, Amboy Road, Rossville Avenue, Arthur Kill Road
  • Service began June 25, 2001.
  • Replaced by X21 on August 27, 2001, operated by NYC Transit.[142][160]
  • Discontinued permanently in 2002.
AE5
[195]
Richmond Valley
Page Avenue and Amboy Road
Amboy Road, Main Street, Hylan Boulevard, Segume Avenue, Huguenot Avenue
  • Service began June 25, 2001.
  • Replaced by X22 on August 27, 2001, operated by NYC Transit on August 27, 2001.[142][160]
  • Formerly Academy Bus Amboy route.
AE6
[196]
Travis
141 East Service Road at
Showplace Bowling (Park-and-Ride)
West Shore Expressway
  • Service began in 2001.
  • Service discontinued on August 4, 2003, because Atlantic Express lost the lease at the bus terminal.[189][197]
  • It was combined with route AE7 operations and MTA's X22 express route.
AE7
[198]
Pleasant Plains
West Shore Expressway and Veterans Parkway
at Outerbridge Park-and-Ride
West Shore Expressway, Page Avenue, Hylan Boulevard
  • Originally operated from park and ride at the Showplace Entertainment Center in Travis in June 2001.[191][199]
  • Move to new terminal at Pleasant Plains on January 13, 2003.[199][200]
  • Discontinued in December 2010 due to low ridership.[201][199]
  • X22 service rerouted to Outerbridge Park & Ride in July 2011.

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