Draft Plan: QT18 Springfield Gardens-Jamaica-Oakland Gardens

Previously the Q5 & Q43

Route Priorities
1. Faster Travel
2. Reliable Service
3. Ease of Use

Route Statistics
Length: 6.8 miles
Number of turns per mile: 0.7
Priority Corridor: Yes
Transit Signal Priority from Parsons Blvd/Hillside Ave to Hillside Ave/214 St
Transit Signal Priority  from Archer Ave/160 St to Merrick Blvd/Farmers Blvd
Bus lane on Hillside Ave

Route Summary

We propose the QT18 - Springfield Gardens-Jamaica-Oakland Gardens route, the purpose of which is to serve high demand corridors, and to connect quickly across the city. It operates between Union Tpke-Springfield Blvd and Springfield Gardens/Springfield Blvd.

Where does my bus go?

Northbound to Union Tpke-Springfield Blvd
Southbound to Springfield Gardens/Springfield Blvd

Bus stops on the QT18 - Springfield Gardens-Jamaica-Oakland Gardens are spaced approximately 1,776 feet apart, excluding non-stop portions of the route.

  All Day Headway Night Headway Span
Weekday 10 minutes or better 30 minutes or better 24 hours
Saturday 15 minutes or better 30 minutes or better 24 hours
Sunday 20 minutes or better 30 minutes or better 24 hours

** Peak Headways indicate a minimum headway of the AM and PM peak periods. Base Headways indicate a minimum headway from approximately 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

QT18 map