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Long Island Bus Terminal - Hempstead, NY - Dec 1, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LI Buses Failing As System Prepares For Transition

On January 1, Long Island Bus, which is currently run by the MTA, will go private. But things are not going smoothly at this point.

12/01/2011

Protestors outside Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's office in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Nassau County Names New Firm To Run Long Island Bus As Critics Protest Move

The plan is for the company to take over Long Island Bus next January, but opponents argue the deal will mean higher fares and fewer bus routes.

06/10/2011

(Photo/Mona Rivera)

L.I. Lawmakers Oppose Potential Privatization Of Bus Service

Legislator Kevan Abrahams and transportation advocates want Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to negotiate with the MTA.

03/07/2011

(Photo/Mona Rivera)

MTA May Cut Half Of Long Island’s Bus Service

Citing a lack of funds from Nassau County, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority may eliminate over half of Long Island Bus’ routes.

03/02/2011

(Photo/Mona Rivera)

County Comptroller Tries To Keep Buses Rolling On L.I.

If Nassau County and the MTA don’t reach an agreement, thousands of Long Island Bus riders may have to start looking for a new way to get around come January.

11/17/2010