Fort Hamilton Parkway and 13th Avenue
Ø Using a new
65th Street route to cover the Bay Ridge portion of the
o Moving the B16 from 13th Ave to
Fort Hamilton Pkway to
better serve Maimonides Hospital.
o Operating an entirely
new route (B21) along
(13th and 14th in Borough Park).
o 13th Ave riders would still
be able to access the 86th St/ 4 Ave area with one bus.
o Connecting both areas of 13th
Avenue further simplifies the routes and would facilitate transferring so you won't need a map with you to plan every trip. This would promote bus usage.
o This also permits rerouting the B64 along
the south side of Dyker Beach Park directly serving the VA Hospital
and passing within 2 blocks of the 95 St R Station (where you will be able to get a seat in the morning) as well as continuing
to serve the 86 St Station and shopping area.
create the B86 and do not want bus service on the
northern portion of Ft. Hamilton Pkwy, the only other choice is to flip the existing B1 with the B64. This is a poor idea because it adds travel time for B64 riders
accessing the F line and probably would cause people from Bath Avenue
to walk further to the bus on 86th Street rather than make
a longer trip on the closer B64.