Westchester County has canceled the Route 76 bus service that connects Port Chester and Rye despite legislators’ decision to restore funding for it, Gerald McKinstry reports today on LoHud.com. Rye city leaders had also spoken up for preserving the route.
The cutoff is affecting senior citizens in the Milton Road area, where service is no longer offered, says a resident who protested the sudden change.
The line was run by an operator separate from Liberty Lines, which contracts with the county to operate the Bee-Line system. Part of the service will be picked up by the 13 bus, officials said. Read more here.