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Southeast Brooklyn

               Flatbush / Crown Heights / East Flatbush

      Splits B49 service into two services, B49 and B50  provides continuous, simpler and direct service for virtually the entire length of Ocean Avenue  (Limited Stop when required between Foster Ave & Avenue Z)

      Vastly improves access between Flatbush and East Flatbush by providing new east-west routes along the full length of Empire Blvd, and Clarkson Avenue relieving overcrowding on the B42 and B35 and filling a service gap on Empire Blvd.

Old Mill Basin / Flatlands/ Bergen Beach

      Brighton Express Station Access from Flatlands, Georgetown, Old Mill Basin, and Bergen Beach via rerouted B9..

      Access to the Kings Highway express station of the Brighton Line for Avenue U riders east of Flatbush Avenue via an extension of the existing B2 (renumbered B1).

     Provides new service to the Georgetown Shopping Center along Avenues J and K and new connections to the Brooklyn College Flatbush Avenue Station of the Nostrand Avenue IRT  2  and 5.


      Improved service to Canarsie from Western Brooklyn via new  local service along Avenue L providing a connection to the Flatbush Avenue Station of the Nostrand Avenue IRT  2  and  5.

      Peak Hour B42  service to Seaview Village.

ENY / Gateway Center / Brooklyn Developmental Center

    New routes to Gateway Center. (B14, B81 Limited, & Q8)..

      Extend the Q8 to Gateway Center, operating limited stop from Euclid Avenue Station.

       Service to the 105th Street Station of  the L  Line from East New York.

      Reinstitute and extend B18 (not shown on map), returning B13 to former route in Cypress Hills.

      Reinstitutes former B40 service along Liberty Avenue with an extension of the B65.

New Airport Services to JFK

      Local Service via B19 from Flatbush / Nostrand Junction, East Flatbush and Canarsie.

      Limited Stop Service via Belt Parkway / B22 from Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Sheepshead Bay, Flatlands and Canarsie.

JFK buses from Brooklyn should stop at Cross Bay Blvd. / Conduit Ave to facilitate transfers to Queens buses.

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