To the horror of Community Board 3 and Lower East Side residents, the Department of Transportation has given approval to Greyhound’s proposal for a new bus station on Essex Street in front of Seward Park, the nation’s oldest playground. Despite fervent rallying against the application from locals and the vote against it by CB3, the bus station will receive a six month permit. 3 Essex Street at Canal will be the new location for YO! Bus, and a ticket office will reside at 98 East Broadway.
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