Command Bus Company was a bus operator in the borough of Brooklyn, New York City from October 22, 1979 to December 5, 2005.
It was established to provide express and local bus service for the residents of Brooklyn previously serviced by
Pioneer Bus Company. Unlike many other privately operated bus companies that are family-owned, Command Bus Company was a subsidiary of other bus companies that are widely-held. It was often referred to as a Private Bus Line (PBL) to the public and Jerome Cooper was the president of the company. Its facility was located on Flatlands Avenue east of Crescent Street in the Spring Creek neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The routes operated by Command Bus Company were taken over by the City of New York and turned over to the for operation on December 5, 2005; the depot has been renamed the MTA Bus Company . After the takeover, much of the fleet was expected to be retired and replaced. There were notices in some of the buses regarding the takeover.
Spring Creek Bus Depot
At the close of its operations, the company operated 1 local route, 1 limited-stop route, and 5 express routes.
Local service was operated on route
B100 Fillmore (originally called Mill Basin-Kings Highway), connecting Mill Basin with the Kings Highway subway station ( and D trains) in Q Midwood. Weekday limited-stop service connected Canarsie and downtown Brooklyn via route B103 Canarsie Limited.
The company also provided express service to midtown Manhattan and lower Manhattan on routes
BM1 Mill Basin Express, BM2 Canarsie Express, BM3 Kingsbay Express, and BM4 Gerritsen Beach Express. During rush hours, the BM2 Canarsie Express also served Starrett City.
Additional service to midtown Manhattan only was provided on route
BQM1 Starrett City Express. During rush hours, the BQM1 also served Canarsie.
External link Edit Command Bus Company's site
Defunct New York City Transit Operators
Steam railroads later converted to rapid transit systems
Brooklyn and Brighton Beach Railroad Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Rail Road Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Railroad Brooklyn, Bath and West End Railroad Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Railway Coney Island Elevated Railway Greenwood and Coney Island Railroad Marine Railway New York and Coney Island Railroad New York and Manhattan Beach Railway New York and Sea Beach Railroad New York and Sea Beach Railway New York, Brooklyn and Manhattan Beach Railroad Prospect Park and Coney Island Railroad Sea Beach Railway Sea View Railroad
Rapid transit systems
Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad Interborough Rapid Transit Company Kings County Elevated Railway
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