Category: Bus Permit stipulations

Being aware of a particular bus company’s permit stipulations will allow us to collect and report data on any company’s lack of adherence to these rules

Victoria’s Tour (casino)

 

Stipulations for NYC DOT bus permit May 2013

Victoria’s Tour & Co request for bus stop in front of 9 Chatham Square
VOTE: WHEREAS, VTC Transportation, Inc. has applied for a designated bus stop for curb-side

loading/unloading operations located at 9 Chatham Square. The buses will operate under the Victoria’s Tour & Co brand name, providing service between New York and Atlantic City, NJ with up to 11 arrivals/departures daily between the hours of 6:30 am and 1:30 am; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has entered into an agreement with CB3 to adhere to the following stipulations:

 Tickets will be sold only online, or at a designated ticket agency not on the street.

  •   Tickets will be sold only for specific boarding times and will not be oversold.
  •   Tickets will be sold in assigned boarding order system so that customers will not need toarrive early to jockey for positions.
  •   Sidewalk lines will be single file, and only for the next assigned bus.
  •   There will be a staff person on duty for every arrival and departure to guide loading /unloading, to have direct contact to dispatch to inform passengers of delays, and to engagein crowd and noise control.
  •   Trash bags will be used to collect litter and will be kept in storefront, or will leave with thebus.
  •   Staff will routinely clean up the sidewalk by bus stop.
  •   Buses will keep to schedules, which will be published online or printed, as much as possible.
  •   The number of buses at this stop will not exceed the stated number of buses per hour/perday.
  •   All buses purchased in the future will be equipped with diesel particulate filters and useultra-low sulfur fuels, and will also be equipped with exhaust gas recirculation emissioncontrol technology.
  •   A storefront will be provided for the use of customers, so they may wait to board their busand use the restroom facilities.THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that CB3-Manhattan recommends that DOT issue a permit for VTC Transportation, Inc. to operate their Victoria’s Tour & Co brand of bus service at a designated curbside bus stop at 9 Chatham Square, provided that the preceding list of stipulations agreed between the applicant and CB3 will be attached to the DOT permit.

Lucky Star (Lucky River)

 

 

Stipulations for Lucky Star’s NYC DOT permit passed by CB3 Full Board  12/13

Lucky River Transportation Corp, 15 Chrystie Street

VOTE: Community Board 3 Resolution to Approve With Stipulations

WHEREAS, Lucky River Transportation Corp has applied for a designated bus stop for curb-side loading/unloading operations located at 15 Chrystie Street. The buses will operate under the Lucky Star brand name, providing service between New York and Boston, Massachusetts with up to 21 arrivals/departures daily between the hours of 12:15 am and 11:15 pm; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has entered into an agreement with CB 3 to adhere to the following stipulations:
 Tickets will be sold only online, or at a designated ticket agency not on the street.

  •   Tickets will be sold only for specific boarding times and will not be oversold.
  •   Tickets will be sold in assigned boarding order system so that customers will not need to arrive early to jockey for positions.
  •   Sidewalk lines will be single file, and only for the next assigned bus.
  •   There will be a staff person on duty for every arrival and departure to guide loading / unloading,to have direct contact to dispatch to inform passengers of delays, and to engage in crowd andnoise control.
  •   Trash bags will be used to collect litter and will be kept in storefront, or will leave with the bus.
  •   Staff will routinely clean up the sidewalk by bus stop.
  •   Buses will keep to schedules, which will be published online or printed, as much as possible.
  •   The number of buses at this stop will not exceed the stated number of buses per hour/per day.
  •   All buses purchased in the future will be equipped with diesel particulate filters and use ultra-lowsulfur fuels, and will also be equipped with exhaust gas recirculation emission control technology.
  •   A storefront will be provided for the use of customers, so they may wait to board their bus anduse the restroom facilities; andWHEREAS, CB 3 has serious concerns about the proposed 15 Chrystie Street location because it would eliminate a truck loading zone designated from 8am to 7pm, Mon-Sat, on a block that has existing businesses that require loading and unloading. There is already another permitted bus stop for General Bus and Blue Sky located on the same block of Chrystie St. DOT has proposed expanding the existing bus stop by 40′ of curb space, which would eliminate the truck loading zone. Three businesses that actively use that truck loading zone appeared at the CB 3 meeting in April 2013 to present their concerns – Sun Da Apparel (a garment factory on the 2nd floor of 47-53 Chrystie St), Hollywood Nail Supplies (a business at 51 Chrystie St), and An Qing Corp (a restaurant supply business at 53 Chrystie St); nowTHEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that CB 3 Manhattan requests that DOT address CB 3 concerns about the elimination of the truck loading zone before DOT issues a permit for a designated bus stop at 15 Chrystie Street. If DOT does issue a permit for Lucky River Transportation Corp to operate their Lucky Star brand of bus service at a designated bus stop for curb-side loading/unloading operations located at or near 15 Chrystie Street, the preceding list of stipulations agreed between the applicant and CB 3 should be attached to the DOT permit.

Tao’s Travel

Stipulations for Tao Travel NYC DOT permit passed by CB3 Full Board 3/14:

Bus Stop Permit Applications

5. Taos Travel Inc, 95 Canal Street

VOTE: TITLE: Resolution Recommending a Curbside Bus Permit for Taos Travel Inc. at 95 Canal Street

WHEREAS, Taos Travel Inc. has applied for a designated bus stop for curb-side loading/unloading operations located at 95 Canal Street. The buses will operate under the Taos Travel brand name, providing service between New York and Orlando, Florida with up to 1 arrival/departure daily between the hours of 11:30 am and 7:00 pm; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has entered into an agreement with CB3 to adhere to the following stipulations:
 Tickets will be sold only online, or at a designated ticket agency not on the street.

  •   Tickets will be sold only for specific boarding times and will not be oversold.
  •   Tickets will be sold in assigned boarding order system so that customers will not need to arrive early to jockey for positions.
  •   Sidewalk lines will be single file, and only for the next assigned bus.
  •   There will be a staff person on duty for every arrival and departure to guide loading / unloading,to have direct contact to dispatch to inform passengers of delays, and to engage in crowd andnoise control.
  •   Trash bags will be used to collect litter and will be kept in storefront, or will leave with the bus.
  •   Staff will routinely clean up the sidewalk by bus stop.
  •   Buses will keep to schedules, which will be published online or printed, as much as possible.
  •   The number of buses at this stop will not exceed the stated number of buses per hour/per day.
  •   All buses purchased in the future will be equipped with diesel particulate filters and use ultra-lowsulfur fuels, and will also be equipped with exhaust gas recirculation emission control technology.
  •   A storefront will be provided for the use of customers, so they may wait to board their bus anduse the restroom facilities; andTHEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that CB 3Manhattan recommends that DOT issue a permit for Taos Travel Inc to operate their bus service at a designated curbside bus stop at 95 Canal Street, and requests that the preceding list of stipulations agreed between the applicant and CB 3 will be attached to the DOT permit.

NYC Style Limo

Stipulations for NYC Style Limo NYC DOT bus permit passed by CB3 Full Board  September 2013

NYC Style Limo Inc, 95 Canal Street
VOTE: WHEREAS, NYC Style Limo Inc has applied for a designated bus stop for curb-side loading/unloading

operations located at 103 Canal St. The buses will provide service between New York and Georgia and Ohio with up to 3 arrivals/departures daily between the hours of 9:30 am and 9:30 pm; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has entered into an agreement with CB3 to adhere to the following stipulations:

 Tickets will be sold only online, or at a designated ticket agency not on the street.

  •   Tickets will be sold only for specific boarding times and will not be oversold.
  •   Tickets will be sold in assigned boarding order system so that customers will not need toarrive early to jockey for positions.
  •   Sidewalk lines will be single file, and only for the next assigned bus.
  •   There will be a staff person on duty for every arrival and departure to guide loading /unloading, to have direct contact to dispatch to inform passengers of delays, and to engage

    in crowd and noise control.

  •   Trash bags will be used to collect litter and will be kept in storefront, or will leave with thebus.
  •   Staff will routinely clean up the sidewalk by bus stop.
  •   Buses will keep to schedules, which will be published online or printed, as much as possible.
  •   The number of buses at this stop will not exceed the stated number of buses per hour/perday.
  •   All buses purchased in the future will be equipped with diesel particulate filters and useultra-low sulfur fuels, and will also be equipped with exhaust gas recirculation emission

    control technology.

  •   A storefront will be provided for the use of customers, so they may wait to board their busand use the restroom facilities; now

    THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that CB3-Manhattan recommends that DOT issue a permit for NYC Style Limo Inc to operate their bus service at a designated curbside bus stop at 103 Canal St, provided that the preceding list of stipulations agreed between the applicant and CB3 will be attached to the DOT permit

Z & D Tours

Stipulations for Z & D Tours NYC DOT permit passed by CB# Full Board  12/13:

Z & D Tours, 59 Canal St

VOTE: Community Board 3 Resolution to Approve With Stipulations

WHEREAS, Z & D Tours Inc has applied for a designated bus stop for curb-side loading/unloading operations located at 59 Canal Street. The buses will operate under the Z & D Tours brand name, providing service between New York and Virginia and Ohio with up to 3 arrivals/departures daily between the hours of 6:10 am and 9:15 pm; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has entered into an agreement with CB 3 to adhere to the following stipulations:
 Tickets will be sold only online, or at a designated ticket agency not on the street.

  •   Tickets will be sold only for specific boarding times and will not be oversold.
  •   Tickets will be sold in assigned boarding order system so that customers will not need to arrive early to jockey for positions.
  •   Sidewalk lines will be single file, and only for the next assigned bus.
  •   There will be a staff person on duty for every arrival and departure to guide loading / unloading,to have direct contact to dispatch to inform passengers of delays, and to engage in crowd andnoise control.
  •   Trash bags will be used to collect litter and will be kept in storefront, or will leave with the bus.
  •   Staff will routinely clean up the sidewalk by bus stop.
  •   Buses will keep to schedules, which will be published online or printed, as much as possible.
  •   The number of buses at this stop will not exceed the stated number of buses per hour/per day.
  •   All buses purchased in the future will be equipped with diesel particulate filters and use ultra-low sulfur fuels, and will also be equipped with exhaust gas recirculation emission control technology.
  •   A storefront will be provided for the use of customers, so they may wait to board their bus and use the restroom facilities; andWHEREAS, CB 3 has a serious public safety concern about the proposed location at 59 Canal St. Evidence presented during public comments indicate there is a fire hydrant at 55 Canal St, either at or too close to the proposed bus stop. This location is already a designated bus stop used by Virginia Seagull Travel. This bus stop should be relocated further down this block if there is insufficient room for a bus to operate without blocking the fire hydrant; andTHEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that CB 3 Manhattan requests that DOT address CB 3 concerns about the fire hydrant at the proposed location before issuing permit for Z & D Tours Inc to operate their bus service at a designated curbside bus stop at or near 59 Canal Street, and requests that the preceding list of stipulations agreed between the applicant and CB 3 will be attached to the DOT permit.