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Some MTA bus stops are in middle of the street

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The M100 bus stop at 207th Street and 10th Avenue in Manhattan is between pillars holding up a subway train's elevated track. The bus stop is also between two lanes of traffic. The bus stop is only a few feet wide and on the street pavement problem is when commuters exit they have to watch out for cars making a turn.

Several riders told us they were worried about being hit by a car.

But not everyone is upset, though. This M100 bus stop used to be on Broadway, three blocks away. It was recently moved here to make it more convenient for commuters.

The bus stop was chosen by both the Department of Transportation or dot and the MTA, which stated that it is "working with DOT to see if small pedestrian islands are feasible at this location where riders can disembark and wait to cross the street."

The DOT did not answer our request for a comment.

This type of bus stop in between car lanes is nothing new.

The busy Bx39 bus stop on White Plains Road and Allerton Avenue in the Bronx is also under an elevated subway line and looks the same.

 

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