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Atlantic Express (bus company)

Atlantic Express
Oceanside, New York.
Parent Atlantic Express Transportation Group
Founded 1964[1]
Headquarters 7 North Street
Staten Island, NY 10302
Locale United States
Service area Northeastern United States, Chicago metropolitan area, St. Louis, Missouri, Southern California
Service type Fixed route public transit, paratransit, school bus service[2]
Fleet 5,477 (2008)[3]

  • Amboy Bus Company
  • Atlantic Express Coachways
  • Atlantic Express New England
  • Atlantic Express of Illinois
  • Atlantic Express of Los Angeles
  • Atlantic Express of Missouri
  • Atlantic Express of New Jersey
  • Atlantic Express of Pennsylvania
  • Atlantic Hudson
  • Atlantic Paratrans of New York City
  • Courtesy Bus Company
  • Fiore Bus Service
  • James H. McCarty Bus Service
  • K. Corr Bus
  • Raybern Bus Service
  • Robert McCarthy and Son
  • Staten Island Bus Company
  • Transcomm
  • Winsale[3]
Chief executive Domenic Gatto[4]
Website Atlantic Express

Atlantic Express is an operator of transit buses, paratransit and school buses in the United States, specializing primarily in school bus service, while operating transit buses in New York City. Atlantic Express is the fifth largest school bus operator in the United States and Canada, behind First Student/First Student Canada, Durham School Services, Student Transportation of America and the MTA of New York's bus division (to which Atlantic Express is a contractor).

Fixed route service

In New York City, Atlantic Express operates two express bus routes under contract to the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the X23 and X24 from Staten Island to Manhattan, sharing the same fare structure as all express buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Fare details can be found here.

Under the name Hudson Rail Link, Atlantic Express also operates ten bus-to-rail shuttle routes in The Bronx, under contract to Metro-North, to Riverdale and Spuyten Duyvil stations on the Hudson Line.

School bus service

In addition to fixed route service, Atlantic Express also serves approximately 104 school districts in seven states with yellow school bus service.[3] It is the fourth largest school bus contractor in the U.S, behind First Student, Durham School Services and Student Transportation of America.[5]


External links

  • Atlantic Express website
  • Atlantic Express New York City commuter schedules
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