A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 16, 2020
“Buses have the route number on the back so you can confirm that it was your bus you just missed”

Buses have route numbers on the back, but why? “I love how buses show the route number on the back as well .. so you can be sure it was definitely your bus you just missed” was posted on Twitter by Shawn Dollin on May 19, 2010. “RT @tedwronski: The reason why buses display their route numbers on the back? So you can confirm that yes, it was your bus you just missed” was posted on Twitter by Matthew R C Smith on August 5, 2010.

“Buses have the route number on the back so you can confirm that it was your bus you just missed” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on March 16, 2020.


Twitter
Shawn Dollin
@RLP_Shawn
I love how buses show the route number on the back as well .. so you can be sure it was definitely your bus you just missed.
4:09 AM · May 19, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Matthew R C Smith
@MattRCSmith
RT @tedwronski: The reason why buses display their route numbers on the back? So you can confirm that yes, it was your bus you just missed.
8:39 AM · Aug 5, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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Glitcher
@G1itcher
Do buses have their number on the back so you can know which bus you just missed?
1:10 PM · Jun 17, 2011·Twitter for iPhone

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eye_moni
@TATSnTWEETS_
Lmao ! I remember when I asked my ex why they had the number on the back of the bus & he said “so yo ass can see what bus you just missed”
3:56 PM · Nov 2, 2011·Twitter SMS

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louis
@l_ewyy
i bet the only purpose for the number being on the back of a bus is to let you know that yes, that bus you just missed was yours
3:20 AM · Oct 17, 2012·Twitter for Android

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iknowjustincase
@iknowjustincase
I always thought it was cool that the bus has its number on the back to. it’s nice to see what bus you just missed
6:36 PM · Jun 29, 2015·Facebook

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malkovich [#1BAG]
@malkovichmusic
I like how LA buses put their route number on the back of the bus too. That way you know for sure it’s your bus you just missed
4:48 PM · Jun 16, 2017 from Los Angeles, CA·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/RuneLFox March 16, 2020
Buses have the route number on the back so you can confirm that it was your bus you just missed.

Twitter
Shower Thoughts
@ShowerB0T
Buses have the route number on the back so you can confirm that it was your bus you just missed. #Showerthoughts
9:48 AM · Mar 16, 2020·ShowerBot

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Monday, March 16, 2020 • Permalink