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The Wheels on the B23 Go 'Round and 'Round -- But for How Much Longer?

Thursday, April 02, 2009

by Ailsa Chang

If the MTA doesn’t get its bailout package from Albany, the B23 bus line in Brooklyn may get cut.

>>B23 Faces the Axe in MTA Crisis

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The B23 does a 1-hour loop in Brooklyn
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Patrick Limage, B23 driver
1600 ride the B23 on weekdays
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Hundreds of students ride the bus
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Mostly from Montauk Jr. High School
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Iona Berman, 73, rides for 40 years
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After 9:30am, the bus empties out
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The MTA can’t afford to run the B23
and says B23 riders can take the B8 or B16 instead

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