A dispatch from this morning via EVG reader Clare Farris...
This guy was on the east side of Avenue A between Fifth Street and Sixth Street at 7 a.m., bus turned off, blocking the entire stop, just chillin. I pointed to the sign and made wtf hands, and he opened the door to talk.
This is a bus stop.
What do you think this is? (Kind of pointing to his obvious bus.)
This is a city bus stop. People get on and off here.
I’m allowed to be here, my friend. [doors close]
The MTA bus driver almost didn’t stop, had to be waved down like a taxi, and wouldn’t even acknowledge me when I asked if he had any way to report shit like this.
If it had been pretty much any other kind of bus, I could carry on with my life. Not when it’s a Party Bus Express.