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

by Ailsa Chang

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

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