Street co-named in honor of slain bus driver

A bus operator stabbed to death seven years ago while on the job in Bed-Stuy is now being honored in a permanent way. Family, friends

The corner of 49th Street and Fillmore Avenue has been co-named Edwin Thomas Way.

The corner of 49th Street and Fillmore Avenue has been co-named Edwin Thomas Way. (5/29/15)

BROOKLYN - A bus operator stabbed to death seven years ago while on the job in Bed-Stuy is now being honored in a permanent way. 

Family, friends and fellow bus drivers gathered to remember Edwin Thomas during a street sign unveiling in Mill Basin Friday. 

The corner of 49th Street and Fillmore Avenue has been co-named Edwin Thomas Way. The location is a depot where the B46 stops, which is the bus Thomas was driving when he was attacked by a passenger in 2008. 

Loved ones say the street co-naming will help ensure that his legacy lives on. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12's Dan Serafin visited Lincoln High School 1 Lincoln H.S. alumnus plays in Sweet 16 of NCAA Tourney
VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT 2 VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT
The Harlem Globtrotters paid a visit to children 3 Harlem Globetrotters visit children at Brooklyn Hospital
Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 4 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
The Center for Disease Control has a few 5 12 on Health: CDC offers healthy travel tips

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE