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List of bus routes in Brooklyn

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#8053 on the B6 in Bensonhurst.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) operates a number of bus routes in Brooklyn, New York, United States; one minor route is privately operated under a city franchise. Many of them are the direct descendants of streetcar lines (see list of streetcar lines in Brooklyn); the ones that started out as bus routes were almost all operated by the Brooklyn Bus Corporation, a subsidiary of the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation, until the New York City Board of Transportation took over on June 5, 1940. Of the 55 local Brooklyn routes operated by the New York City Transit Authority, roughly 35 are the direct descendants of one or more streetcar lines, and most of the others were introduced in full or in part as new bus routes by the 1930s. Only the eastern section of the B82 (then the B50), the B83, and the B84 were created by New York City Transit from scratch, in 1978, 1966, and 2013, respectively.

List of routesEdit

This table gives details for the routes prefixed with "B" - in other words, those considered to run primarily in Brooklyn by the MTA. For details on routes with other prefixes, see the following articles:

Service operation is generally defined as:

  • Weekday rush hours: 6:30 AM – 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM – 8 PM
  • Midday service: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Evening service: 8 PM – Midnight
  • Overnight service: Midnight – 6:30 AM

Most routes do not operate overnights. Routes marked with an asterisk (*) run 24 hours a day.

Routes B1 to B84Edit

Routes in this section are operated by New York City Transit. All routes operate local service only except the B6, B35, B38, B41, and B49, which also have limited-stop service, as well as the B44, B46, and B82, which also have Select Bus Service.

Route Terminals Primary streets traveled Service operation and notes
[1] Bay Ridge
4th Avenue and 87th Street
at 86th Street ( R  train)
Manhattan Beach
Mackenzie Street and Oriental Boulevard
at Kingsborough Community College
86th Street, Brighton Beach Avenue
[2] Midwood
Kings Highway Station ( B  Q  trains)
Kings Plaza
Avenue U and Flatbush Avenue
Avenue R
[3] Bath Beach
Harway Avenue and 25th Avenue
Bergen Beach
East 71st Street and Avenue U
Avenue U
[4] Bay Ridge
Narrows Avenue and 77th Street
Sheepshead Bay
Knapp Street and Voorhies Avenue
Bay Ridge Parkway, Neptune Avenue
[5]
Limited-Stop Service
Bath Beach
Haraway Avenue and Bay 37th Street
Canarsie
Rockaway Parkway Station ( L  train)
Bay Parkway, Avenue J, Flatlands Avenue, Cozine Avenue Terminus for local service when limited-stop service is in operation
East New York
New Lots Avenue Station ( 2  3  4  5  trains)
Local service overnights and Sundays, limited-stop service all other times
[6] Bedford–Stuyvesant
Saratoga Avenue and Halsey Street
at Halsey Street ( J  train)
Midwood
Quentin Road and Coney Island Avenue
Saratoga Avenue, Kings Highway
Flatlands
Flatbush Avenue and Kings Highway
Terminus for early morning and late evening service
[7] Brownsville
Hegeman Avenue and Rockaway Avenue
Bay Ridge
4th Avenue and 95th Street
at 95th Street ( R  train)
Avenue D, 18th Avenue, Cropsey Avenue Alternate midday trips terminate in Dyker Heights
Dyker Heights
Brooklyn VA Hospital
[8] Bay Ridge
Shore Road and MacKay Place
Kings Plaza Shopping Center
Avenue U and Flatbush Avenue
60th Street, Avenue M, Avenue L, Flatbush Avenue
Flatlands
Flatbush Avenue and Avenue L
Terminus for early morning and late evening service
[9] Brooklyn Army Terminal
1st Avenue and 58th Street
Flatbush
Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Avenue
at Flatbush Avenue ( 2  5  trains)
  • 50th Street (eastbound)
  • 49th Street (westbound)
  • Avenue J
[10] Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
at Parkside Avenue ( Q  train)
East New York
East New York Avenue and Alabama Avenue
at Alabama Avenue ( J  Z  trains)
Clarkson Avenue, East New York Avenue
[11] Gateway Center Mall Bushwick
Wyckoff Avenue and DeKalb Avenue
at DeKalb Avenue ( L  train), Wyckoff Hospital
Crescent Street, Fresh Pond Road, Gates Avenue Operates via Glendale and Ridgewood, Queens
[12] Crown Heights
Utica Avenue and Eastern Parkway
at Utica Avenue ( 2  3  4  5  trains)
Brooklyn General Mail Facility Pitkin Avenue, Sutter Avenue
[13] Bedford–Stuyvesant
Broadway and Marcus Garvey Boulevard
at Flushing Avenue ( J  M  trains)
JFK Airport, Queens
Terminal 5 (AirTrain JFK)
  • Marcus Garvey Boulevard (eastbound)
  • Lewis Avenue (westbound)
  • East 98th Street, New Lots Avenue
  • Conduit Avenue, Pan Am Road (Airport trips)
Operates nonstop Conduit Avenue between Linden Boulevard/79th Street and Lefferts Boulevard
East New York
Linden Boulevard and Drew Street
Terminal for alternating rush hour trips
[14] Bay Ridge
Shore Road and 4th Avenue
Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Flatbush Avenue and Lincoln Road
at Prospect Park ( B  Q  S  trains)
Select weekday morning southbound trips begin at 37th Street or 60th Street
[15] Crown Heights
Utica Avenue Station ( 2  3  4  5  trains)
Canarsie
East 108th Street and Seaview Avenue
Remsen Avenue, Seaview Avenue
Canarsie
Seaview Avenue and East 80th Street
Part-time weekday service, operates via Rockaway Parkway ( L  train) station.
[16] Brooklyn General Mail Facility Ridgewood, Queens
Forest Avenue and 67th Avenue
at Forest Avenue ( M  train)
  • Linden Boulevard, Wortman Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Decatur Street (Ridgewood, northbound)
  • Summerfield Street, Schaeffer Street (Ridgewood, southbound)
East New York
Broadway and Fulton Street
at Broadway Junction ( A  C  J  L  Z  trains)
Part-time terminal
B24
[17]
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Lane 2
Greenpoint
Greenpoint Avenue and Manhattan Avenue
Metropolitan Avenue, Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint Avenue Via Kosciusko Bridge and Sunnyside, Queens
[18] Fulton Landing
Front Street and York Street
East New York
Jamaica Avenue and Alabama Avenue
at Alabama Avenue ( J  Z  trains)
Fulton Street
[19] Downtown Brooklyn
Cadman Plaza West and Tillary Street
Ridgewood Intermodal Terminal
Lane F ( L  M  trains)
Fulton Street, Halsey Street
[20] Midwood
Kings Highway Station ( B  Q  trains)
Gerritsen Beach
Gerritsen Avenue and Lois Avenue
Avenue R, Gerritsen Avenue
B32
[21]
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza Long Island City, Queens
44th Drive and 21st Street
at Court Square–23rd Street ( 7   <7> ​​  E  G  M  trains)
  • Kent Avenue (northbound)
  • Wythe Avenue (southbound)
  • Franklin Street
  • No late evening service
  • Travels between Brooklyn and Queens via the Pulaski Bridge
[22]
Limited-Stop Service
Brownsville
Watson Street and Hegeman Avenue
Kensington
McDonald Avenue and Church Avenue
at Church Avenue ( F   <F>  G  trains)
Church Avenue Daytime local service
Sunset Park
1st Avenue and 39th Street
Church Avenue, 39th Street Daytime limited-stop service, overnight local service
B36*
[23]
Sea Gate
West 37th Street and Surf Avenue
Sheepshead Bay
Gravesend Neck Road and Nostrand Avenue
Surf Avenue, Avenue Z
B37
[24]
Fort Hamilton
Shore Road and 4th Avenue
Boerum Hill
4th Avenue and Dean Street
at Atlantic Avenue–Barclays Center
( 2  3  4  5  B  D  N  Q  R  W ​ trains)
3rd Avenue
[25]
Limited-Stop Service
Downtown Brooklyn
Cadman Plaza West and Tillary Street
Ridgewood, Queens
Metropolitan Avenue and Starr Street
  • DeKalb Avenue (northbound)
  • Lafayette Avenue (southbound)
Local service only
Ridgewood, Queens
Seneca Avenue and Cornelia Street
Limited-stop service weekdays, local service nights and weekends
B39
[26]
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Lane 1
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Delancey Street and Allen Street
Delancey Street Travels between Brooklyn and Manhattan via the Williamsburg Bridge
[27]
Limited-Stop Service
Downtown Brooklyn
Cadman Plaza and Tillary Street
Kings Plaza Shopping Center
Avenue U and Flatbush Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue
  • Avenue N (Bergen Beach service)
  • Limited-stop service operates weekdays to Bergen Beach, all times except nights to Kings Plaza
  • Local service alternates between each terminal
Bergen Beach
East 71st Street and Veterans Avenue
[28] Canarsie
Canarsie Pier
Canarsie
Rockaway Parkway Station ( L  train)
Rockaway Parkway Bus terminates inside fare control at Rockaway Parkway station
[29] Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Lincoln Road and Flatbush Avenue
at Prospect Park ( B  Q  S  trains)
Greenpoint
Box Street and Manhattan Avenue
  • Brooklyn Avenue, Tompkins Avenue (northbound)
  • Kingston Avenue, Throop Avenue (southbound)
  • Graham Avenue, Manhattan Avenue
[30][31]
Select Bus Service
Sheepshead Bay
Knapp Street and Shore Parkway
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Lane 4
  • Nostrand Avenue
  • Rogers Avenue (northbound SBS)
  • Bedford Avenue, New York Avenue (northbound local)
  • SBS trips alternate between both sets of terminals
  • No overnight SBS service
  • Local service uses Flushing Avenue terminal except overnights
  • Select local and SBS trips originate/terminate at Nostrand Avenue and Avenue X or Emmons Avenue
  • Select local trips originate at Nostrand Avenue and Empire Boulevard or Eastern Parkway
Sheepshead Bay
Nostrand Avenue and Avenue U
Williamsburg
Bedford Avenue and Flushing Avenue (last drop-off)
Lee Avenue and Flushing Avenue (first pick-up)
[32] Downtown Brooklyn
Court Street and Livingston Street
Crown Heights
St. Johns Place and Ralph Avenue
Atlantic Avenue, St. Johns Place
[33][34]
Select Bus Service
Kings Plaza
Avenue U and Flatbush Avenue
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Lane 3
Utica Avenue, Malcolm X Boulevard, Broadway
  • Local service, operates all times
  • Extra rush hour service provided between Avenue H and Eastern Parkway.
Bedford–Stuyvesant
Malcolm X Boulevard and DeKalb Avenue
Utica Avenue, Malcolm X Boulevard SBS service, operates except overnights
Flatlands
Avenue N and Utica Avenue
SBS service, weekday rush hours only
[35] Kings Plaza
East 54th Street and Avenue U
Bedford–Stuyvesant
Broadway and Marcus Garvey Boulevard
at Flushing Avenue ( J  M  trains)
Ralph Avenue, Broadway
[36] Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Lincoln Road and Flatbush Avenue
at Prospect Park ( B  Q  S  trains)
Greenpoint
Meeker Avenue and Gardner Avenue
  • Classon Avenue (northbound)
  • Franklin Avenue (southbound)
  • Lorimer Street, Nassau Avenue
B49
[37]
Limited-Stop Service
Bedford–Stuyvesant
Fulton Street and Bedford Avenue
at Franklin Avenue ( C  S  trains)
Kingsborough Community College
  • Bedford Avenue (southbound)
  • Rogers Avenue (northbound)
  • Ocean Avenue
Local service
Crown Heights
Bedford Avenue and Empire Boulevard

AM
Limited-stop service, operates AM rush hours only,
[38] Downtown Brooklyn
Cadman Plaza West
Ridgewood Intermodal Terminal
 L  M  trains
Gates Avenue
[39] Downtown Brooklyn
MetroTech Center
at Jay Street–MetroTech ( A  C  F   <F> ​​  R  trains)
Myrtle Avenue
[40] Red Hook
Beard Street and Otsego Street
at Ikea Terminal
Maspeth, Queens
61st Street and Flushing Avenue
  • Smith Street (eastbound)
  • Court Street (westbound)
  • Flushing Avenue
[41] Canarsie
Williams Avenue and Flatlands Avenue
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Lane 2
  • Rockaway Avenue, Wilson Avenue
  • Meserole Street, South 4th Street (northbound)
  • Montrose Avenue, South 5th Street (southbound)
[42] Downtown Brooklyn
Livingston Street and Smith Street
at Jay Street–MetroTech ( A  C  F   <F> ​​  R  trains)
Windsor Terrace
19th Street and Prospect Park West
9th Street, Van Brunt Street, Columbia Street, Atlantic Avenue Free additional transfer to B62
[43] Downtown Brooklyn
Boerum Place and Livingston Street
Queens Plaza, Queens
Jackson Avenue and Queens Plaza South
at Queensboro Plaza and Queens Plaza
( 7   <7> ​​  N  W  trains and  E  M  R  trains)
  • Park Avenue, Wythe Avenue
  • Bedford Avenue (northbound)
  • Driggs Avenue (southbound)
  • Manhattan Avenue, Jackson Avenue
  • Travels between Brooklyn and Queens via the Pulaski Bridge
  • Free additional transfer to B61
B63*
[44]
Fort Hamilton
Shore Road and 4th Avenue
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Pier 6
5th Avenue, Atlantic Avenue
B64
[45]
Bay Ridge
Shore Road and MacKay Place
Coney Island
Mermaid Avenue and Stillwell Avenue
at Stillwell Avenue ( D  F   <F> ​​  Q  trains)
Bay Ridge Avenue, 13th Avenue, Bath Avenue, Harway Avenue
[46] Downtown Brooklyn
Fulton Street and Smith Street
at Jay Street–MetroTech ( A  C  F   <F> ​​  R  trains)
Ocean HillBrownsville
Ralph Avenue and Saint Johns Place
  • Dean Street (eastbound)
  • Bergen Street (westbound)
[47] Kensington
Cortelyou Road and McDonald Avenue
Downtown Brooklyn
Jay Street and Sands Street
at York Street ( F   <F> ​ trains)
  • McDonald Avenue, 7th Avenue,
  • Flatbush Avenue, Jay Street (B67 only)
  • Vanderbilt Avenue, Flushing Avenue (B69 only)
  • B67 terminal, evenings and weekends
  • B69 terminal, all service
Williamsburg
Division Avenue and Wythe Avenue
B67 terminal, rush hours and middays (via Brooklyn Navy Yard)
B68*
[48]
Park Slope
Bartel Pritchard Square
at 15th Street–Prospect Park ( F  G  trains)
Coney Island
Stillwell Avenue and Mermaid Bus Loop
at Stillwell Avenue ( D  F   <F> ​​  Q  trains)
Prospect Park Southwest, Coney Island Avenue, Brighton Beach Avenue
B70
[49]
Sunset Park
1st Avenue and 39th Street
V.A. Medical Center 39th Street, 8th Avenue, 7th Avenue
B74
[50]
Coney Island
Stillwell Avenue and Mermaid Bus Loop
at Stillwell Avenue ( D  F   <F> ​​  Q  trains)
Sea Gate
West 37th Street and Neptune Avenue
Mermaid Avenue
[51][52]
Select Bus Service
Spring Creek
Pennsylvania Avenue and Seaview Avenue
Bensonhurst
Crospey Avenue and Bay 38th Street
  • Flatlands Avenue, Kings Highway, Bay Parkway
  • Cropsey Avenue (Coney Island service)
Served by SBS weekdays, select local trips weekends
Coney Island
Mermaid Bus Loop
at Stillwell Avenue ( D  F   <F> ​​  Q  trains)
  • Local service only
  • Select AM rush hour trips originate at Rockaway Parkway ( L  train)
[53] Gateway Center Mall East New York
Broadway Junction Station ( A  C  J  L  Z  trains)
Pennsylvania Avenue, Van Siclen Avenue
[54] East New York
New Lots Avenue Station ( 2  3  4  5  trains)
Ashford Street, Flatlands Avenue Weekdays only

Routes B100 and B103Edit

These routes were formerly operated by the Command Bus Company until MTA takeover in December 2005. The routes are currently operated by MTA Bus Company.

Route Terminals Primary streets traveled Service operation and notes
[55] Midwood
East 16th Street and Quentin Road
at Kings Highway ( B  Q  trains)
Mill Basin
National Drive and Mill Avenue (last drop-off)
56th Drive and Strickland Avenue (first pick-up)
Quentin Road, Fillmore Avenue, East 66th Street
[56]
Limited-Stop Service
Canarsie
Williams Avenue and Flatlands Avenue
Flatbush
Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Avenue
at Flatbush Avenue ( 2  5  trains)
  • East 105th Street, Avenue M, East 80th Street, Avenue H
  • Cortelyou Road, 3rd/4th Avenues, Livingston Street (Downtown Brooklyn service)
Trips alternate between terminals
Downtown Brooklyn
Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza East

Route B110 Edit

 
B110 bus in Borough Park.

This route is operated by Private Transportation Corporation under a franchise with the City of New York,[57] and is the only unsubsidized route operating in Brooklyn. Buses on the B110 route do not accept MetroCard, instead charging a one-way exact change fare of US$3.25.[58]

In October 2011, the B110 was reported in several New York newspapers to have signs requiring female passengers to sit in the back to avoid possible contact with men, as is considered necessary by some Hasidic Jewish groups in the area it serves.[59][60][61][62] The story was reported internationally.[63][64][65][66] On October 20, the New York City Department of Transportation said it would shut down the line if the gender separation was not discontinued,[67] and six days later, Private Transportation Corporation agreed to end this practice.[68]

As of 2013, Private Transportation Corp. no longer enforces the Hasidic custom that men and women sit apart in social situations. Still, most Hasidic men and women riders choose to sit apart from each other and do not complain about segregation.[69]

Route Terminals Primary streets traveled Service operation and notes
B110
[58][70]
Borough Park
18th Avenue and 49th Street
Williamsburg
Lynch Street and Lee Avenue[71][72]
  • 49th Street, Bedford Avenue (northbound)
  • 50th Street, Lee Avenue (southbound)

Dollar vansEdit

When the MTA discontinued some routes on June 27, 2010, operators of commuter vans, also known as dollar vans,[73] were allowed to take over certain discontinued routes. In Brooklyn, these routes were the B23, B39 (which has since been restored), and B71.[74] There are also dollar vans that operate to areas with little mass transit service, or provide an alternative mode of transportation to certain bus routes such as the B41 and B46.[75][76] The vans, some licensed by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission and some unlicensed, charge a fare of $2.00, lower than the $2.75 fare for MTA-operated local buses, but without free transfers.[73][75]

Route historyEdit

Routes B1 to B39Edit

Route History
B1
  • Sheepshead Bay area bus began in April 1919 by Plum Beach Auto Stage.
  • 86th Street Line streetcar until August 12, 1948.
  • 86th Street portion and Bay Ridge Avenue portion of B1 (west of 25th Avenue) were B34 until 1978.
  • Service via Brighton Beach was B21 until 1978.
  • Service originally ran via the Sheepshead Bay (BMT Brighton Line) station. Service was rerouted via Brighton Beach and Coney Island Hospital in 1978, absorbing the B21 and B34.
  • Western end (13th Avenue and 86th Street) swapped with the B64 in 2010.
  • Current routing originally proposed in the 1970s as B86.
B2
  • Began 1922 by Kings Coach Company.
  • Bus service temporarily served Mill Basin, ending on October 28, 1979 to serve former Pioneer Bus Company riders. It was discontinued once that route was taken over by Command Bus Company.[77]
  • Overnight service discontinued in 1995 due to budget crisis.
  • Weekend service discontinued in June 2010 due to a second budget crisis and restored in mid 2012.
B3
  • Began 1922 by Kings Coach Company.
  • Extended along 25th Avenue in 1978.
  • Service via East 73rd and 74th Streets in Bergen Beach discontinued in June 2010.
B4
  • Began September 28, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • Eastern terminus was Stillwell Avenue and 86th Street until 1978.
  • Emmons Avenue portion was B21 until 1978.
  • Extended to Sheepshead Bay in 1978, via Coney Island Hospital and along B36 and B21 routes.
  • Off-peak service east of Coney Island Hospital discontinued on June 27, 2010, restored in January 2013.
  • Service on Neptune Avenue discontinued in 2010, restored January 6, 2013.[78]
B6
  • Bay Parkway bus began August 24, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • Cozine Avenue service was new route in 1968 as B84.
  • Original eastern terminus was Ashford Street; extended along Ashford Street in 1989.
  • Limited-stop service began on September 11, 2000, operating weekdays, saving up to five minutes in travel time.[79]
B7
  • Began June 29, 1930 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • On September 13, 1999, service was extended along Kings Highway from East 16th Street to Coney Island Avenue.[80]
  • On November 10, 2005, to improve traffic flow on Kings Highway bus stops at Linden Boulevard and Remsen Avenue were moved to the service road from the main road.[81]
  • Overnight service discontinued on June 27, 2010.
B8
  • Began on October 22, 1925 by Queens Bus Lines.
  • Daytime service between Bay Ridge and Veterans Administration Hospital discontinued in 2010 but restored in June 29, 2014.[82]
  • Original eastern terminus was the Brooklyn Terminal Market.
  • Most trips were rerouted to Brookdale Hospital in the 1990s.
  • Brooklyn Terminal Market service was discontinued on June 23, 1996.[83]
  • Service was extended to Bay Ridge-95th Street on June 29, 2014.
B9
B11
  • Began on September 21, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • Original eastern terminus was 18th Avenue; Extended to Rockaway Parkway ( L  train) on November 12, 1978 via the B6 route.
  • In the mid 1980s, route was shortened to the current terminus at Brooklyn College
  • Overnight service discontinued on September 10, 1995 due to budget crisis.
B12
  • Began November 23, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • Service originally ran to City Line (Sheridan Avenue and Liberty Avenue), but was cut back to Broadway Junction in July 2010.
B13
  • Began on October 25, 1921 by Independent Buses.
  • Merged with most of route B18 on September 8, 2002. Service along Cypress Avenue between the Ridgewood Terminal and Cypress Hills was discontinued. In Williamsburg, the B13 ran on Bushwick Avenue instead of on Morgan and Porter Avenues. In Spring Creek the B13 ran on Eldert Lane instead of via Crescent Street between Linden Boulevard and Stanley Avenue.[86]
  • Extended from Fountain and Vandalia Avenues to Gateway Mall in April 2003.[87]
  • Extended to new bus terminal at Gateway Center North on August 31, 2014.[88]
B14
  • Began in August 1925 by Eastern Parkway, Brownsville and East New York Transit Relief Association.
  • Service was extended along Eldert Lane and Stanley Avenue to the Spring Creek Post Office on July 2, 2006.[89]
B15
  • Sumner Avenue Line streetcar until July 20, 1947.
  • New Lots Avenue Line streetcar until June 28, 1941.
  • Became route B10 before being renumbered to B15 in 1993 when extended to JFK Airport to avoid confusion with Q10.
  • On February 12, 2006, the bus stop at Federal Circle was removed, and service was rerouted to Lefferts Boulevard AirTrain Station B, to improve pedestrian and traffic safety.[90]
  • Service removed from Brooklyn General Mail Facility in September 2013.[91] Trips making short turns now terminate at Drew Street and Linden Blvd.
B16
  • Began on October 28, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • In September 1994, the route was extended 0.6 miles (0.97 km) north via Ocean Avenue to Flatbush Avenue and Empire Boulevard to provide direct connections with the B41, B47 and B48. This change also eliminated the need for the route to turnaround using Saint Paul's Place, which is a narrow one-way street that is often blocked due to congestion and extensive road repairs, which resulted in unreliable service. Northbound buses had turned north on St. Paul's Place and east on Parkside Avenue to the terminal on Ocean Avenue. The extension cost $140,000 annually, of which it was offset by $70,000 to $85,000 due to expected increases in ridership. This was funded as part of the 1994 Fare Deal/Ridership Growth Initiatives Program.[92]:D.14–D.20
  • Overnight service discontinued in 1995 due to budget crisis.
B17
  • Began on August 17, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • On January 12, 1998, service was increased to begin earlier and end later.[93]
B20
  • Began on November 30, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • Operated via Linden Boulevard between Pennsylvania Avenue and Eldert Lane until 1978.
  • Rerouted in 1978 from Linden Blvd to serve the Boulevard and Linden Houses via Wortman Avenue between Pennsylvania Avenue and Ashford Street. Rest of route unchanged.
B24
  • Calvary Cemetery Line (Greenpoint Avenue) streetcar until January 26, 1930.
  • Meeker and Marcy Avenues Line streetcar until April 17, 1939.
  • Weekend service discontinued in June 2010, restored January 6, 2013.[78]
B25
  • Fulton Street Line streetcar until August 10, 1941.
  • In September 1996, B25 service was made 24/7 to make up for the truncation of B41 service to Tillary Street. B25 service had run 24 hours on weekdays and Saturday, but not Sundays when the first trip departed at 7:40 a.m.[94]
  • Extended to Fulton Landing in 1998.[95]
  • On January 12, 1998, westbound service was rerouted along Front Street, Main Street, Water Street and Fulton Street between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays to stop at the corner of Water Street and Main Street.[93]
B26
B31
  • Began in 1922 by Kings Coach Company.
  • Former western terminus was Avenue U (BMT Brighton Line) station.
  • Rerouted to the B2 western terminus (Kings Highway (BMT Brighton Line)) station in 1989. A public hearing was held on June 22, 1989. The change was made to provide a direct connection to Kings Highway, which had more subway service as it was an express stop. The extension also allowed for connections to the B5, B7 and B50. Two alternatives were considered to extend the route. The first would have extended it north along Gerritsen Avenue to Avenue R and then follow the B2 to Kings Highway. The second alternative would have kept the route along Avenue U to Ocean Avenue before turning north to Avenue R and then running along the B2 route. The first alternative was chosen as it was the more direct route, had fewer bus transfer impacts, and provided additional service along Gerritsen Avenue.[97]
  • Overnight service discontinued in 2010.
B32
  • New route started on September 8, 2013.[98]
B35
  • Church Avenue Line streetcar until October 31, 1956.
  • Limited-stop service implemented in June 2005.
B36
  • Sea Gate Line streetcar until December 1, 1946.
  • Originally ran in Sea Gate (via a separate bus) until 1978.
  • Originally ran via Neptune Avenue. Service was rerouted via Coney Island Hospital in 1978.
B37
  • Traveled on Livingston Street, Third Avenue
  • Third Avenue Line streetcar until March 1, 1942.
  • In January 1995, the B37 began running via Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn instead of via the Fulton Mall due to the high accident rate on that street and due to the difficult turns required to get to Fulton Mall.[99]
  • On November 8, 2008, Bay Ridge-bound service was rerouted from Third Avenue to Fourth Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Bergen Street.[100]
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to a budget crisis. Restored on June 29, 2014.[82]
  • The route between Court Street and Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn (original northern terminus) and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center was not restored.[82]
B38
  • DeKalb Avenue Line streetcar until January 30, 1949.
  • Current Metropolitan Avenue branch used to terminate at Stanhope Street & Onderdonk Avenue.
  • Limited-stop service was added on April 7, 2008.[101][100]
B39
  • Williamsburg Bridge Local streetcar until December 4, 1948.[102]
  • For five months beginning on May 1, 1999, no fare was collected due to the Williamsburg Bridge subway reconstruction.[103]
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to a budget crisis.
  • Daytime service restored in January 6, 2013.[78]

Routes B41 to B103Edit

Route History
B41
  • This route was the Flatbush Avenue Line streetcar until March 5, 1951.
  • Former northern terminus was Furman Street and Cadman Plaza West
  • Limited-stop service began on September 14, 1992.[104][105]
  • In September 1996, all trips on the route were slated to be cut back to the alternate terminal at Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza West from Old Fulton Street at Fulton Landing as part of a reconfiguration of service in Downtown Brooklyn.[106] The change took effect on March 30, 1997.[107] This 0.6 miles (0.97 km) section was eliminated as it duplicated B25 service, because this section was underutilized, with an average of 1.5 passengers per trip, and because the shorter route would increase the B41's reliability. B25 service was made 24/7 to make up for the loss of Sunday service to Fulton Landing.[106]
B42
  • Rockaway Parkway Line streetcar until April 29, 1951.
  • Northern terminus (bus loop) is inside subway fare control.
B43
B44
  • Nostrand Avenue Line streetcar until April 1, 1951.
  • Limited-stop service was added to the route on September 10, 1995,[109] operating on weekdays between 6:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. and on Saturday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m..[110]
  • First Select Bus Service bus rapid transit route in Brooklyn started on November 17, 2013.[111][112]
B45
B46
  • Busiest bus route in Brooklyn; second busiest route in New York City.[114][115][116][117]
  • Second Select Bus Service bus rapid transit route in Brooklyn started on July 3, 2016. Local service was extended full time to Williamsburg Bridge Plaza.
B47
B48
  • Franklin Avenue Line streetcar until October 28, 1945.
  • Lorimer Street Line streetcar until December 14, 1947.
  • Route originally continued to Lefferts Gardens; service south of Fulton Street discontinued in July 2010, restored on January 6, 2013.[78]
B49
  • Ocean Avenue Line streetcar until April 29, 1951.
  • Rerouted to serve the Sheepshead Bay subway station on November 12, 1978 (when B1 was rerouted via Brighton Beach).[119]
  • Southbound Limited-Stop service started on September 5, 2006.[89]
B52
B54
  • Myrtle Avenue Line (surface) streetcar until July 17, 1949.
  • On July 1, 2007, the travel path of the B54's terminal loop in Downtown Brooklyn was reversed to improve traffic flow and to provide faster service to the Jay Street subway station.[120]
B57
  • Flushing Avenue Line streetcar until November 21, 1948.
  • Court Street Line streetcar until July 17, 1949.
  • Smith Street Line (surface) streetcar until February 11, 1951.
  • In September 1996, B57 service was slated to be extended 0.7 miles (1.1 km) west to the center of Downtown Brooklyn at Smith Street at Livingston Street via Jay Street from its previous terminal at Sands Street and Jay Street. The extension was intended to encourage ridership growth by providing direct access to Downtown Brooklyn, to provide transfers to other routes and to create a common terminal with the B51, B57 and B65. In addition, the B57's route path was revised to loop around the Farragut House, running along York Street between Navy Street and Gold Street, to make up for the loss of the B61, which was rerouted.[121] Service was extended to Fulton Mall on March 30, 1997.[107]
  • Extended along the Smith/Court Street sections of the B75 in 2010.
  • Extended to Red Hook in January 2013 from Smith-9th Streets subway station.
B60
B61
  • Columbia Street and Van Brunt Street portion part of Crosstown Line (Brooklyn surface) streetcar until January 27, 1951.
  • Lorraine and Ninth Street route begun August 27, 1936 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • Originally ran between Red Hook and Long Island City, Queens.
  • Extended to Queens Plaza in March 1994 from the base of the Pulaski Bridge as part of the MTA's Fare Deal program.[122]
  • In September 1996, the B61 was slated to be rerouted, eliminating the deviation it made along Sands Street, Gold Street, York Street and Navy Street to serve the Farragut Houses, instead running directly along Tillary Street. The change was to be done so buses could avoid traffic on Jay Street and Sands Street, which is the entrance to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Brooklyn Bridge and to enhance the route's growing use as an interborough route between Downtown Brooklyn and Long Island City. This change saved riders five minutes in each direction. B57 service was to be rerouted to maintain service to the Farragut Houses.[123] On March 30, 1997, service was rerouted off of Jay Street and Sands Street and onto Gold Street and Tillary Street.[124][107]
  • On June 15, 2008, service was extended to the new IKEA store in Red Hook.[100]
  • Route north of Downtown Brooklyn was split off from original B61 route (now B62) in January 3, 2010.[125]
  • Extended along former B77 route and Ninth Street portion of B75 route in 2010.
  • Second bus route in Brooklyn to receive MTA BusTime due to Culver subway line reconstruction project in 2012.[126]
B62
B63
B64
  • Bay Ridge Avenue Line streetcar until May 15, 1949.
  • Bay Ridge Avenue and 86th Street portion of B1 were B34 until November 12, 1978.[119]
  • Western end (13th Avenue and 86th Street) swapped with B1 in July 2010.
  • Southern terminus was originally Coney Island; Service was cut back to Bath Beach in July 2010, restored in January 6, 2013.[78]
B65
  • Bergen Street Line streetcar until July 20, 1947.
  • Rerouted from Cobble Hill to Downtown Brooklyn in the late 1990s.
B67
B68
  • Coney Island Avenue Line streetcar until November 30, 1955.
  • Service originally terminated at West 5th Street. Extended to Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue subway station in July 2001.[129]
B69
  • Vanderbilt Avenue Line streetcar until August 20, 1950.
  • Southern portion (south of Flatbush Avenue) originally ran via 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West in Park Slope and terminated at 19th Street.
    This portion was rerouted along the B67 route (7th Avenue) and extended to Kensington in July 2010.
  • Weekend service discontinued on July 2010 and restored on January 6, 2013.[78]
B70
  • Eighth Avenue Line (Brooklyn surface) streetcar until May 15, 1949.
  • Rerouted from 7th Avenue to 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge in July 2010 to replace B37 service.[78]
  • Rerouted back to 7th Avenue from 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge in June 29, 2014 due to restored B37 service.[82]
B74
  • Norton's Point Line streetcar until November 7, 1948.
  • The span of evening service was extended on January 11, 1998.[93]
B82
  • Western portion (B5; west of Flatbush Avenue) begun August 29, 1924 by Queens Bus Lines.
  • Eastern portion (B50) introduced in 1975 from Starrett City to Canarsie–Rockaway Parkway; extended to Coney Island Avenue in Midwood on November 12, 1978.[119][130]
  • Combined from routes B5 and B50 on September 10, 1995 due to budget crisis.[108][109]
  • Original terminus was Cropsey Avenue and Canal Avenue. Extended to Coney Island on September 7, 2003.[131]
  • Rush Hour Limited-Stop Service added on September 13, 2010.[132]
  • Third Select Bus Service bus rapid transit route in Brooklyn started on October 1st, 2018. Runs only on weekdays, service to Coney Island and on weekends is provided by the B82 local.
B83
  • New route, started on February 27, 1966 on a six-month trial basis.[133]
  • Original northern terminus was Livonia Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue[133]
  • Original southern terminus was Cozine Avenue and Schenck Avenue .[133]
  • Rerouted along Van Siclen Avenue and into Spring Creek Towers in 1978.
  • Extended to Gateway Mall via Pennsylvania Avenue and the Belt Parkway on November 18, 2007.[87][134]
  • Extended to new bus terminal at Gateway Center North on August 31, 2014.[88]
B84
  • New route created on June 30, 2013.
  • Services part of original B83 route in East New York between Jerome Street and Berriman Street.
B100
  • Began on February 3, 1960 by Pioneer Bus Company.[135]
  • Extended from Bassett Avenue to 56th Drive (then called McMullen Drive) in August 1960.[136]
  • Later operated by Command Bus Company.[137]
B103
  • Formerly operated by Command Bus Company.
  • Former terminus at East 94th Street and Flatlands Avenue and requested trips to Cozine Avenue and Ashford Street.[138]
  • Saturday service was added in 2006.
  • On November 8, 2008, Canarsie-bound service was rerouted from Third Avenue to Fourth Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Bergen Street.[100]
  • Rerouted and extended to Williams Avenue on May 4, 2009 and Sunday service was added on September 6, 2009.
  • Expanded service and extra trips between Brooklyn College and Canarsie was added on weekdays in 2009, Saturdays in 2010, and Sundays in 2012.
  • Gowanus and Boerum Hill service was added on April 6, 2014.[139]

Former routesEdit

Note that the "B" prefix was not added until the mid-1970s,[citation needed] and, on December 11, 1988, some of the Brooklyn "B" routes primarily in Queens were redesignated as "Q" routes.[140]

Route Terminals Major streets History
B3K
Midwood
Quentin Road and East 16th Street

AM
Marine Park
Gerritsen Avenue and Avenue U
East 16 Street and Avenue U
B5
Bensonhurst
Cropsey Avenue and Canal Avenue
Flatlands
Ryder Street and Kings Highway
Kings Highway, Bay Parkway, Cropsey Avenue
  • Merged with B50 into B82 on September 10, 1995 due to budget crisis.
B10
Bedford-Stuyvesant
Broadway and Marcus Garvey Boulevard
City Line
Linden Boulevard and Eldert Lane
Marcus Garvey Boulevard (ex-Sumner Avenue), Lewis Avenue, New Lots Avenue
  • Route still exists today; extended to JFK Airport in 1993.
  • Route was renumbered to B15 to avoid confusion with the Q10.
B15 Downtown Brooklyn
Hanson Place and Flatbush Avenue
Chinatown, Manhattan
Baxter Street and Canal Street
Flatbush Avenue, Manhattan Bridge
B18
Williamsburg
Graham Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue
Cypress Hills
Jamaica Avenue and Crescent Street
Metropolitan Avenue, Morgan Avenue, Wyckoff Avenue, Cypress Avenue
  • Begun on November 30, 1931 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • Merged into an extended B13 on September 8, 2002 west of Myrtle Avenue (east of it was discontinued).[86]
B19
(first use)
??? ??? Cypress Hills Street, Gates Avenue
  • Now part of the B13.
B19
(second use)
Downtown Brooklyn
Hanson Place and Flatbush Avenue
Fort Greene
Grand Avenue and Flushing Avenue
Carlton Avenue, Adelphi Street
  • Discontinued in 1988.
B21
Manhattan Beach
Mackenzie Street and Oriental Boulevard
Sheepshead Bay
Knapp Street and Voorhies Avenue
Oriental Boulevard, Brighton Beach Avenue, Ocean Parkway, Avenue Z, Emmons Avenue
  • Replaced in 1978 with parts of the B1, B4, and B36.
B22
East New York
Broadway and Lafayette Street
Jamaica, Queens
89th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard
Broadway, Atlantic Avenue
  • Route still exists. Relabeled and renumbered to Q24 in December 11, 1988.[144][145]
B23
Borough Park
New Utrecht Avenue and 62nd Street
Flatbush
Flatbush Avenue and Cortelyou Road
16th Avenue, Cortelyou Road
  • 16th Avenue Line streetcar until January 26, 1930 and Cortelyou Road Line streetcar until July 23, 1930.
  • Streetcar known as "Avenue C Line"
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to a budget crisis.[146]
B27
Metropolitan Avenue, Kingsland Avenue, Meeker Avenue
  • Traveled on the same circular route as the B29, but going the opposite direction.
  • Became part of the B24 by 1969.
B27X
See X27 for details. Brooklyn-Manhattan express bus route.
B28
Erie Basin
  • Discontinued in 1944.
B28X
See X28 for details. Brooklyn-Manhattan express bus route.
B29
(first use)
Greenpoint
West Street and Greenpoint Avenue
Williamsburg
Broadway and Kent Street
Metropolitan Avenue, Kingsland Avenue, Meeker Avenue
  • Originally a circular line, with the other direction being the B27.
  • Southern part of the current B24.[147]
B29X
See X29 for details. Brooklyn-Manhattan express bus route.
B30
(first use)
??? ??? Gravesend Avenue and Church Avenue
  • Discontinued by 1969.
B30
(second use)
Greenpoint
Kingsland Avenue and Meeker Avenue
Woodside, Queens
47th Street and Greenpoint Avenue
Humboldt Street, Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint Avenue, Review Avenue, 48th Street
  • Created prior from portions of B29 that were not merged into the B24.
  • Discontinued on September 10, 1995 due to a budget crisis.
B32
(first use)
Marine Parkway Bridge Avenue U (Kings Plaza) Flatbush Avenue
  • Became part of the Q35 by 1969.
B33
Red Hook
Ferry Place and Hamilton Avenue
Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Flatbush Avenue and Ocean Avenue
Hamilton Avenue, Prospect Avenue, Parkside Avenue, Ocean Avenue
  • Discontinued in 1993.
B34
Bay Ridge
Shore Road and Bay Ridge Avenue
Bath Beach
Harway Avenue and 25th Avenue
Bay Ridge Avenue, 13th Avenue, 86th Street
  • Replaced by an extension of the B1 in 1978. Currently part of B1 and B64 routes.
B36S
Sea Gate
Surf Avenue
shuttle loop West 37th Street, Poplar Avenue and Surf Avenue in the private community of Sea Gate, which was not open to the general public.[148]
  • Renumbered from B73 by 1969.
  • Sea Gate shuttle[148]
  • 1.4 miles (2.3 km)-long[148]
  • Weekday service operated from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., with a frequency of 12 to 15 minutes, and weekend service operated from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.. on a 12-minute headway[148]
  • This route was discontinued in 1988 due to low ridership. The route only averaged two passengers per trip. Its discontinuation affected 118 weekday passengers and 69 weekend daily passengers. A public hearing was held on October 17, 1988 so that the local community could respond to the route's proposed discontinuation.[149][148]
B38
(first use)
B40
Williamsburg
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
East New York
Liberty Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue
Broadway, Ralph Avenue, Liberty Avenue
  • This route was discontinued on September 8, 2002, and the Ralph Avenue portion merged with the B78 to form the current B47.[86]
B43
(first use)
Nostrand Avenue Holy Cross Cemetery Tilden Avenue
  • Discontinued by 1969.
B47
(first use)
Williamsburg
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Flatbush Avenue and Empire Boulevard
Empire Boulevard, Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn Avenue,

Throop Avenue, Tompkins Avenue, Division Avenue

  • Merged on September 10, 1995 with B62 to form the B43 route due to a budget crisis.
B50
(first use)
??? ??? Bushwick Avenue
  • Discontinued by 1949.
B50
(second use)
??? ??? McDonald Avenue
  • Formerly part of the B69.
  • Discontinued by 1969.
B50
(third use)
Spring Creek
Seaview Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue
Midwood
Coney Island Avenue and Kings Highway
Kings Highway, Flatlands Avenue, Seaview Avenue
  • Created in 1978.
  • Merged with the B5 on September 10, 1995 to form the B82 due to a budget crisis.
B51 (first use)
??? ??? New Lots Avenue.
  • Became part of the B10 by 1969.
B51 (second use)
City Hall, Manhattan
Beekman Street and Park Row
Downtown Brooklyn
Fulton Street and Smith Street
Flatbush Avenue, Manhattan Bridge, Lafayette Street, St. James Place
  • Began on September 9, 1985, replacing part of the B63.
  • Replaced the Manhattan Bridge Three Cent Line streetcar.
  • On November 14, 2005, bus service was restored on Park Row between Chatham Square and City Hall. Buses had been running on Frankfort St and St. James Place.[150]
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to a budget crisis.[146]
B53
Williamsburg
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Jamaica, Queens
171st Street and Jamaica Avenue
Grand Street, Metropolitan Avenue
  • Route still exists. Relabeled and renumbered to Q54 in December 11, 1988.[144][145]
B55
Ridgewood, Queens
Wyckoff Avenue and Palmetto Street
Richmond Hill, Queens
Jamaica Avenue and Myrtle Avenue
Myrtle Avenue
  • Route still exists. Relabeled to Q55 in December 11, 1988.[144][145]
B56
East New York
Broadway and Fulton Street
Jamaica, Queens
171st Street and Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica Avenue
  • Route still exists. Relabeled to Q56 in December 11, 1988.[144][145]
B58
Ridgewood, Queens
Wyckoff Avenue and Palmetto Street
Flushing, Queens
Main Street and 41st Road
Fresh Pond Road, Grand Avenue, Corona Avenue
  • Route still exists. Relabeled to Q58 in December 11, 1988.[144][145]
B59
Rego Park, Queens
63rd Drive and Queens Blvd
Williamsburg
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
Grand Avenue, Grand Street
  • Original eastern terminus was 72nd Street and Grand Avenue.
  • Route still exists. Relabeled to Q59 in December 11, 1988.[144][145]
B62
(first use)
Greenpoint
Box Street and Manhattan Avenue
Downtown Brooklyn
Pearl Street and High Street
Flushing Avenue, Graham Avenue
  • The Graham Avenue portion of the route merged with the former B47 to form B43 on September 10, 1995 due to a budget crisis.
  • The Flushing Avenue portion was discontinued due to a budget crisis.
B66
Downtown Brooklyn
Cadman Plaza and Tillary Street
Red Hook, Brooklyn
Columbia Street and Halleck Street
Court Street[147]
  • Now part of the B57, formerly part of the B75.
B71
Cobble Hill
Van Brunt Street and Sackett Street
Crown Heights
Sterling Place and Rogers Avenue
Union Street, Eastern Parkway
  • Union Street Line streetcar until December 1, 1945.
  • Discontinued on June 27, 2010 due to a budget crisis.[146]
B72
East Elmhurst, Queens
23rd Avenue and Junction Boulevard
Rego Park, Queens
Queens Boulevard and Junction Boulevard
Junction Boulevard
B73
Sea Gate
Atlantic Avenue and Surf Avenue
shuttle loop
  • Renumbered B36S by 1969.
B74SS
Sea Gate
West 37th Street and Mermaid Avenue
Brighton Beach
Corbin Place and Oriental Boulevard
Mermaid Avenue, Neptune Avenue, Brighton Beach Avenue
  • SS stands for "Shoppers Special", started in the early 1980s and discontinued afterwards.
B75
Downtown Brooklyn
Sands Street and Jay Street
Park Slope
20th Street and Prospect Park West
Court Street, Smith Street, 9th Street
  • Court Street Line streetcar until July 17, 1949 and Smith Street Line streetcar until February 11, 1951.
  • Replaced on June 27, 2010 with B57 and B61 due to a budget crisis.[146]
B76
??? ???
  • Discontinued by 1969.
B77
Red Hook
Beard Street and Van Brunt Street
Park Slope
5th Avenue and 10th Street
Lorraine Street, 9th Street
  • Began on August 27, 1936 by Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit.
  • On June 15, 2008, service was extended to Beard Street and Van Brunt Street to serve the newly-opened IKEA in Red Hook. Service along Coffey Street was discontinued.[100]
  • Merged with B61 on June 27, 2010 due to a budget crisis.[146]
B77S
Red Hook
Smith Street and 9th Street
Red Hook
Halleck Street and Columbia Street
West 9th Street, Columbia Street; (Erie Basin/Red Hook pier Shuttle)
  • Discontinued in the late 1980s due to low ridership.
  • Now part of the B61 and formerly part of the B77.
B78
Brownsville
Rutland Road and East 98th Street
Kings Plaza Shopping Center
East 54th Street and Avenue U
Ralph Avenue
  • Merged with the B40 on September 8, 2002 to form the B47.[86]
B79
??? ???
  • Discontinued by 1969.
B80
Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Avenue World's Fair
  • Only operated during the 1964 World's Fair.
B81
Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue World's Fair
  • Only operated during the 1964 World's Fair.
B82
(first use)
Kings Plaza Shopping Center
Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U
Bergen Beach
East 74th Street and Avenue U
Avenue U[147]
  • Now part of the B3.
B84
(first use)
East New York Canarsie
Rockaway Parkway and Glenwood Road
Flatlands Avenue, Cozine Avenue[133]
  • New route started on July 1, 1968.[133]
  • Now part of the B6.
B85
Army Base Army Base
  • Army Base Shuttle; only ran for a few months.
B86
Bay Ridge
4th Avenue and 86th Street
Manhattan Beach
Mackenzie Street and Oriental Boulevard
86th Street, Brighton Beach Avenue
  • Proposed in the late 1970s. Implemented in 2010 as a rerouted B1.
B87
??? ???
B88
Downtown Brooklyn
Court Street and Remsen Street
shuttle loop
  • Nicknamed "Culture Bus Loop II".
  • 29 stops along the route between Brooklyn and Manhattan.
  • Began operating on May 26, 1973 (Memorial Day weekend); weekends and holidays only.
  • Discontinued after Labor Day on September 3, 1984.[151]
B91
Williamsburg
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza
  • Special Williamsburg Link bus service for L Shutdown.
  • Began on April 26, 2019 as B91 and B92, operating on weekends to provide alternate service during weekend work on the Canarsie Tunnels.
  • B91 and B92 discontinued on June 8, 2019 due to low ridership; replaced by B91A.
  • B91A discontinued on September 1, 2019, ending all Williamsburg Link service.
B91A
B92

B101
Midwood
East 16th Street and Kings Highway
Bergen Beach
East 74th Street and Avenue L
Avenue L, Kings Highway
  • Never implemented, proposed by Pioneer Bus in the 1970s.
DeKalb
Avenue
shuttle
Chinatown, Manhattan
Grand Street and Chrystie Street
Downtown Brooklyn
Dekalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue

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