Finding Your Bus Stop Code
The at-stop printed schedules/signs for routes served by MTA Bus Time have been updated. These bright green MTA Bus Time signs will make it easy to find your:
You can also look up a bus stop code online by searching for a route or location using MTA Bus Time for, or by SMS/text messaging an intersection (add your route for best results) to .
Stop Code at a Bus Stop
At bus stops, look for the green "MTA Bus Time" signs on bus stop pole boxes that have instructions on how to accessfor the stop you're currently at (the top sign), or any other stop along the route (the bottom sign). Text the 6-digit stop code (also add your route for best results) to 511123 to get info on upcoming bus arrivals for that stop.
If you have a smartphone, you can also scan a QR code using the instructions below to be directed to a mobile webpage for that stop.
QR Code at a Bus Stop
If you're at a bus stop you can also use your web-enabled smartphone to scan a Bus Time QR Code located on the Guide-A-Ride, i.e., the bus stop pole's rectangular box that displays the route maps and bus schedules.