Westchester expanding Bee-Line bus system to meet demand

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Monday, March 30, 2015

SCARSDALE (WABC) -- Westchester County's Bee-Line bus system will be expanding to meet ridership demands.

County Executive Rob Astorino announced service changes to 13 routes effective Monday.

The announced changes add trips to meet growing demand to the Scarsdale train station, provide service to the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center in Yonkers, and improve reliability along the busiest commuter routes.

"More than 100,000 riders depend on the Bee-Line every day to get them to work or to the train station on time," said Astorino. "These improvements are part of our ongoing efforts to provide reliable service that meets the demands of our ridership."

The changes will go into effect on the following Bee-Line bus routes:

Route 1W - There will be weekday schedule adjustments, and the 6:00 a.m. northbound trip will extend to the intersection of Main St. and EJ Conroy Dr. in White Plains.

Route 2 - Service will be provided to the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center in Yonkers on morning and evening trips on weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Route 4 - There will be weekday schedule adjustments and an added southbound trip departing from Getty Square at 5:20 a.m.

Routes 5, 7, 12, 21, 28, and 60 - There will be weekday schedule adjustments.

Routes 8, 20, and 78 - There will be weekday, Saturday and Sunday schedule adjustments.

Route 65 - There will be a weekday morning and evening trip added to meet later trains at the Scarsdale train station.

For new bus schedules, visit http://www.westchestergov.com/beelinebus or call the Bee-Line HOTLINE at (914) 813-7777, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Automated information is available 24 hours a day.