image002B.C. Transit Page

 

The Broome County Department of Public Transportation was formed in 1968 to provide public transit in and around Binghamton.Today, B.C. Transit, the largest county-run transit system in New York State, offers service within the urban area of Broome County, comprising the Town of Vestal, the villages of Endicott and Johnson City, and the City of Binghamton, with nineteen fixed bus routes and a fleet of 43 Orion V, VI and VII hybrid buses.B.C. Transit also operates B.C. Country, which uses eight wheelchair-accessible minibuses to run five demand-responsive variable routes in the rural areas of Broome County.In all, B.C. Transit serves about 200,000 residents.

 

All photos are by the webmaster.

 

Ontario Bus Industries 01.508

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609 was a 1987 Orion I, shown next to the Orion VI 822 inside the B.C. Transit garage on Old Mill Road on May 16, 2005.

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617 was another 1987 Orion I, spotted with Orion VI 815 on Hawley Street in front of the Broome County Office Building on May 16, 2005.All of B.C. Transitís Orion I buses have been retired from service.

 

Bus Industries of America 05.501

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506 is a 1996 Orion V, spotted waiting at a red light on Hawley Street at Collier Street on May 16, 2005.

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506 was spotted later unloading riders at the old B.C. Junction on Hawley Street between Collier and Exchange Streets on May 16, 2005.

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506 was seen again at the new B.C. Junction on Court Street near Carroll Street on Sept. 4, 2008.

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507 is another 1996 Orion V, seen at the new B.C. Junction on September 4, 2008.

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509 is another 1996 Orion V, shown parked with 807 in the B.C. Transit garage on May 16, 2005.

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511 was spotted at the old B.C. Junction, the main transfer point in downtown Binghamton, on May 16, 2005.

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514 is shown waiting for passengers at the new B.C. Junction on September 4, 2008.

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515 is shown waiting for passengers at the old B.C. Junction on Hawley Street on May 16, 2005.

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This Orion V was spotted on Old Mill Road in front of the B.C. Transit garage in Vestal on May 16, 2005.

 

Orion Bus Industries 06.501

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801 is a 2000 Orion VI, shown boarding passengers at the old B.C. Junction on Hawley Street on May 16, 2005.

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810 is another 2000 Orion VI, spotted waiting with 816 at the old B.C. Junction on May 16, 2005.

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815 was spotted waiting for riders at the old B.C. Junction on May 16, 2005.

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815 was seen again on Court Street at the new B.C. Junction on September 4, 2008.

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816 is shown at the new B.C. Junction on Sept. 4, 2008.

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203 is a 2000 Orion VI CNG, originally CDTA 2027 from Albany.At the time, this bus was being used as a temporary ticket and information office while a new permanent office was being built.It is shown at the new B.C. Junction on Sept. 4, 2008.

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208 is another former CDTA Orion VI, seen at the new B.C. Junction on Sept. 4, 2008.

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209 is shown at the new B.C. Junction on Sept. 4, 2008.The rear route marker has been painted over as B.C. Transit does not use the signs on their buses.

 

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