New York Transit Museum: ConnectedA Day in the Life of a Bus

The New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn features an extensive gallery entitled On the Streets: New York’s Trolleys and Buses, which is dedicated to surface transportation and presents a history of aboveground mobility for the last 175 years - from the early 1800s through the 21st Century. The Transit Museum followed a New York City Transit bus for 24 hours to create this photo essay, A Day in the Life of a Bus, which appears in the exhibit.
New York City Motorbus Centennial

More than 13,000 workers provide bus service to more than two million New Yorkers every day through the MTA New York City Transit Department of Buses. This staff includes bus operators, dispatchers, managers, mechanics, engineers, painters, cleaners, and clerks working from eighteen bus depots, four maintenance facilities, three paint shops, and one command center.

Click on the "visit now" button to spend a day in the life of a bus and see how these men and women provide safe, efficient, accessible 24-hour service on one of the world’s greatest bus systems – the largest passenger vehicle fleet with the biggest ridership in North America.
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"Day in the Life of a Bus" photos by Michael Kamber, August 2002.