Discount Buses

Guns seized during investigation into alleged Florida-to-New York gun pipeline. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Officials: Gun Pipeline Used Chinatown Buses To Transport Illegal Firearms

Authorities have broken up a gun pipeline that used discount Chinatown buses to transport illegal weapons from Florida, sources tell 1010 WINS.

11/19/2014

Some of the 254 weapons that were seized as part of a police sting operation in New York City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 19 Charged In Largest Gun Bust In NYC’s History

A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses offering cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said Monday.

08/19/2013

A BoltBus is seen on West 34th Street - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Group: Inter-City Discount Buses Clogging Midtown Streets And Sidewalks

Business owners are complaining that a stream of buses are crowding Midtown streets scaring away customers and creating a dangerous scenario for pedestrians.

07/11/2011