transportation

Binghamton Police to Conduct Bus Station “Sweeps”
Police will use drug-sniffing dogs for random sweeps at the downtown Binghamton bus station.
Mayor Richard David has announced city police canine units will be utilized at the Chenango Street facility.
David said officers and their dogs will be visible during daytime and overnight sweeps at the transp…
Decision Expected Soon on Tioga Bus Fleet
More than a dozen buses which had been used to provide transportation for Tioga County residents have been sitting in a parking lot since the system was shut down several weeks ago.
County officials aren't sure exactly what will happen to the buses or when a decision will be made...
Broome County Adds New Buses To Transit Fleet
A few new vehicles are being added to the BC Transit bus fleet.
Broome County has received six 40-foot Gillig buses. The vehicles, which were ordered last year, were assembled at the company's factory near San Francisco.
The diesel-fueled buses have 31 seats and can accommodate two wheelchairs...
No Reprieve For Tioga County Bus Service
Tioga County's public transportation system will shut down at the end of the week.
County lawmakers voted in September to pull the plug on Ride Tioga, which has been operated under contract by First Transit.
Tioga officials say the service was no longer viable because of changes made in state rei…
Future Uncertain For Tioga Public Transit Riders
The people who use Tioga County's public transportation bus system still have several weeks before they must come up with some alternatives.
The bus service is scheduled to stop operating at the end of November. But efforts are underway to provide some form of bus service to residents, especiall…
Tioga County Considering Future Of Bus Service
The fate of Tioga County's bus transportation system is expected to be determined by lawmakers soon.
County officials say about 200 people are using the bus service daily.
Ridership plunged recently because of medical transportation system changes implemented by the state...
Hanna To Serve On Freight Transportation Panel
Congressman Richard Hanna has been named to a House panel that will review the nation's freight transportation system and recommend actions that could improve it.
The leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee appointed the Oneida County Republican and ten other House members to …