Some of these bus companies are notorious for unloading passengers on random street corners and running buses at crazy hours, and they’ll have to get their services in order to get approved for the permit.
(New York, NY – WNYC) UPDATE: A source in the NY State Senate says this bill is now a state law. Here’s a few of the law’s main points:
Bus permit applications must include identification of the intercity bus company, buses to be used, and bus stop location(s) being requested; total number of buses and passengers expected to use each location; bus schedules; places where buses would park when not in use.
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