MTA buses are now tooling around newly arriving migrants — most of them from Texas — to various shelters and hotels throughout the five boroughs, The Post has learned.

Several groups of the border migrants were first dropped off by private coaches at the Port Authority in Manhattan on Sunday before boarding the city buses and heading to their new accommodations.

A source said the municipal buses will normally make several stops throughout the city to drop off the migrants.

One MTA bus dropped all of its passengers at the HRA Men’s Shelter in Murray Hill in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon.

“We are providing two buses per day at the request of the city,” MTA rep Aaron Donovan said in a statement to The Post. “The destinations for the buses are determined by the city. The city has agreed to pay the full cost for the bus service.” 

The cost of the arrangement was not immediately provided.

Several migrants could be seen on their smart phones after boarding the city buses Sunday, with some waving and giving a thumbs-up to a reporter.

A group of migrants boarding a bus at the 42nd Street bus terminal in Manhattan to go to a shelter on September 11, 2022.
A group of migrants boarding a bus at the 42nd Street bus terminal in Manhattan to go to a shelter on September 11, 2022.
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A migrant giving the thumbs up before getting on a MTA bus.
A migrant giving the thumbs up before getting on a MTA bus.
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Until now, the migrants were normally placed into taxis to reach their shelters with the aid of facilitators.

An estimated 8,000 migrants — the vast majority from the Lone Star State — have arrived in the city in recent months.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has rerouted them from his terrain to New York to protest what he has called the Biden administration’s inability to shore up the southern border.

The MTA has been providing two buses a day to use for transporting migrants, according to MTA rep Aaron Donovan.
The MTA has been providing two buses a day to use for transporting migrants, according to MTA rep Aaron Donovan.
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Texas has been absorbing an unfair brunt of the influx, Abbott says.

New York’s “right to shelter” policy bars it from denying beds to those needing a spot in a homeless shelter or hotel.



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