Rapid Transit Perimeter Bus
Over 300 new vehicles of 4 different kinds, all especially
and uniquely designed for this Fair, will be operated in a wide
variety of services, as briefly summarized below.
- RAPID TRANSIT
- BUS SERVICE:
- This service, operated with new air-conditioned transit buses
having air suspension and picture windows, will provide a quick
method of moving between widely separated areas of the Fair.
- The route is over the perimeter roadway that passes all of
the 8 public admission gates to the grounds. Service is clockwise
and counter clockwise, affording time-saving movement between
the 35 stations at the gates and intermediate points.
- These sheltered stations are equipped with directional data,
maps of the grounds and money changing devices.
Service will be as frequent in both directions as traffic
demands and the fare will be 25c with the passenger boarding
at any station and alighting at any other on a continuous ride
not to exceed the circumference of the grounds.
This is not a sightseeing service so no lecture is provided.
About one half hour is required to circle the grounds on this
Artist's rendering of Rapid Transit
Sheltered Station Located at Each of the 8 Admission Gates
- BUS SERVICE:
- This is the Grand Tour of the grounds and truly a deluxe
service, recommended as the Fair-goers' most logical introduction
to this fantastic world event.
- The finest and newest buses built, air-conditioned, glass
roofed and equipped with rest room and upholstered reclining
seats, will take the sightseer on a complete tour of the grounds.
It is about one and a half hours in length and passes all of
the major exhibits located on the 8 miles of roadway available
to these buses. This is a lectured tour with a coordinated description
of the sights to be seen and the highlights of exhibit content.
Fair-goers may board at stations adjacent to any one of the
8 entrance gates, enjoy the tour and depart upon return to the
same station. Tickets may be purchased from roving salesmen at
all points at a cost of $3.00 for adults and $1.50 for children
Every passenger is assured of a comfortable seat as no standing
or crowding will be permitted. Departures will be as frequent
from each station as the traffic demands.
Greyhound at the Fair Pamphlet, How to See the New York World's
Corporation, New York World's Fair Marketing Information Letter
No. 2, September 13, 1963