The Winners And Losers in Queens Bus Network Redesign Draft

The Queens bus network redesign may include priority routes like the 14th Street busway (left), but residents of Jackson Heights aren't happy (right).

OK, it's time to really look at the winners and losers of the MTA's Queens Bus Network redesign plan.

Crass? Maybe, but because the agency decided to make its redesign "revenue neutral," better service for some areas and riders is going to necessarily mean worse service for others.

Overall, the plan has been been lauded by many transit advocates — so that's good. But it's not perfect, as our analysis shows.

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