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How to Use MTA Bus Time 

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Find out where buses are using a map on any computer or tablet by visiting in a web browser. For a mobile, accessibility-friendly, text-only version of MTA Bus Time you can visit  

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Send and receive a text message using your stop’s bus stop code or intersection to find out how many stops away the next bus is. Send a text to 511123 before you get to the bus stop, so you can meet your bus instead of waiting for it.

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Scan the QR code at your bus stop and find out how many stops away the next bus is. Or visit using a mobile web browser on your Android, iPhone, Blackberry or other smartphone.  


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MTA Bus Time Displays

Local business and organizations can also set up their own "Do-it-Yourself" (DIY) sign that displays MTA Bus Time information as a convenience to customers and the public.  More info...