Riders said they often wait 20 minutes or more for the M31 bus.
The tree fell Thursday afternoon without hitting anyone.
Upgrades are on the way for the second-busiest bus line in the city, the DOT said.
The 15-year-old girl was on her way to school at the time, police said.
Domonic Whilby told police he wanted to die after being informed he killed an MTA bus driver.
Students were taken to hospitals as a precaution after their bus collided with a cab, officials said.
The M14 bus was hit at Seventh Ave. and 14th Street Wednesday.
The rider was shot aboard a B12 bus in Brownsville about 9:50 a.m., police said.
The Hampton Jitney wants to have a stop on Broadway at West 70th Street.
A waiting room, automatic toilet, street trees, benches and widened sidewalk are part of the plan.
A woman in her 40s was struck by an MTA bus as she was crossing 26th Street.
The transit union is fighting for the worker, though he can't distinguish between stop light colors.
A man on the M60 called another passenger a racial slur before punching him in the face, cops said.
Kenneth Yard, 65, was hit on Rockaway Boulevard in Queens, cops said.
Police arrested Jahaid Turner after a brief pursuit at the Port Authority Bus Terminal Thursday.
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