The current B61 route is a long 9.7- mile route which operates between Red Hook in Brooklyn and
Splitting the B61 route in Downtown Brooklyn will create two routes, the B61 and B62. Both of these routes would operate with the same total level of service as the current B61 route, but their reliability would increase because of their shorter operating distances.
The new southern route, the B61, will travel from the IKEA Terminal in Red Hook to Downtown Brooklyn. The northern route, the B62, will travel from Downtown Brooklyn to
NYC Transit is proposing to implement these changes in January 2010. This proposal will be presented for information to the NYC Transit Committee of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board at its 2009 meeting. Members of the public are invited to offer their opinion during the public commencement period at the beginning of each NYC Transit Committee meeting.
The meeting will be held at