Transit MTA bus driver arrested over fare fight By DAN RIVOLI email@example.com @danrivoli February 17, 2014 11:15 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email An off-duty MTA bus driver was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a livery cab driver over a fare, according to police. The ill-fated early-morning cab ride began around 3:30 a.m. on the northeast corner of Riverdale and Rockaway avenues in Brownsville. The driver, who the police identified as Jamelel Allen, allegedly refused to pay the 57-year-old hack and then punched him in the face during the dispute. Allen was arrested on the corner of Sutter and Howard avenues and charged with assault and theft of service, according to police. By DAN RIVOLI firstname.lastname@example.org @danrivoli Dan covers transportation, politics and general assignment news for amNewYork. He is a Staten Island native who lives in Brooklyn. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.