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Best of the Web: Community Information » Immigration / Immigrants » Transportation
Abandoned Railroad Stations in the Bronx
A look at old railroad stations in the Bronx with notes on what remains of the structures today.
The MTA's door-to-door paratransit service for people with disabilities.
Access-A-Ride User's Guide and Application
Access-A-Ride is a shared ride, door-to-door paratransit service for people with disabilities. Access-A-Ride provides transportation for people who are unable to use public bus or subway service for some or all of their trips. MTA New York City Transit administers Access-A-Ride private carriers under contract to NYC Transit provide service.
Advanced Traveler Information System
See real-time photos of the traffic before leaving home. Cameras are mounted at four different Island locations:Outerbridge Crossing at Tyrellan Ave, Staten Island Expressway at Clove Rd., Staten Island Expressway at Richmond Ave. and West Shore Expressway at Victory Blvd. Provided by the New York City Department of Transportation.
Application for Reduced-Fare MetroCard for People with Disabilities
Information on how to apply for a reduced-fare MetroCard.
Application for Reduced-Fare MetroCard for Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities
Information on how to apply for a reduced-fare MetroCard.
- Bronx Bus Schedules
- Bronx Subway Line Information - #1 Train
- Bronx Subway Line Information - #2 Train
- Bronx Subway Line Information - #4 Train
- Bronx Subway Line Information - #5 Train
- Bronx Subway Line Information - #6 Train
- Bronx Subway Line Information - B Train
- Bronx Subway Line Information - D Train
Bronx Transportation Map
Identifies major highways and roads, bridges, attractions, parks, and parking facilities.
Bus Maps: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Bus maps for all five boroughs of New York City
- Bus Service Advisories
CommuterLink provides free transportation information and assistance to both businesses and commuters traveling in the New York City area.
Defensive Driving Courses
From the New York State Dept. of Motor Vehicles, a listing of Accident Prevention (defensive driving) Course Providers for the Point and Insurance Reduction Program.
Defensive Driving for Seniors
AARP's Driver Safety Program is designed for drivers aged 50 and over. Classes are offered nationwide, search for one near you.
Provides information on how it works, ways to sign up and how to check your account information.
E-ZPass New York Service Center
The toll paying system used for New York's tunnels, bridges and highways. Sign up and account information. Links to automobile related sites.
A NYC Department of Transportation site listing public and privately owned ferries to and from New York City.
Daily motorcoach service between Manhattan and Long Island beaches.
HopStop.com provides door to door subway and bus directions for getting around New York City.
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail
Connects to the S89 bus line (Staten Island to Bayonne)and to PATH trains and New Jersey based ferry routes to Manhattan. The site includes information on fares, ticketing and park and ride options.
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Getting to and from JFK, getting around JFK, airlines, terminal services, services for travelers with disabilities, links to other airports around the country and the world, and information on helicopter travel.
Getting to and from LaGuardia, getting around LaGuardia, airlines, terminal services, services for travelers with disabilities, links to other airports around the country and the world, and information on helicopter travel.
Charter service from Manhattan to many locations, including the airports.
Provides service to the West Bronx. (718) 652-8400.
- Long Island Railroad
The New York City Map Portal provides you with access to New York City data and NYC.gov applications with address level data and maps.
Map an address or get directions from Point A to Point B.
- Metro-North Railroad
- Metro-North Railroad System Map
Schedules for all Metro-North lines.
A comprehensive New York regional traffic information site.
Up to the minute traffic, transit and weather information.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Bus)
The MTA oversees New York City busses. On their website, you can find maps, schedules, changes and diversions, facts and figures, fares, and telephone numbers.
- Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (subway)
Information on subway schedules, fares, routes, delays. Includes maps. Everything a straphanger needs to get around, except the fare.
MTA Bus Schedules
Local and Express Bus schedules for selected stops on Staten routes.
MTA Guide to Accessible Transit
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority offers reduced fares on our subways, buses, and commuter railroads to customers with disabilities.
MTA System Maps
Links to Metropolitan Transportation Authority maps of subway, bus and Staten Island Railway routes.
Municipal Parking Facilities on Staten Island
Locations, rates, parking permit information, and management contact information for the Island's municipal lots.
National Road Safety Foundation
NRSF promotes safe driving through public awareness. Select Products to download a free copy of NRSF's publication "Flesh, Metal and Glass."
- New York City Department of Transportation
New York City Subway Map
Map of the New York City subway system
New York State Deptartment of Motor Vehicles
Information on driving in New York including getting a driver's license, registering a vehicle, and Manhattan office hours and locations.
Getting to and from Newark, getting around Newark, airlines, terminal services, services for travelers with disabilities, links to other airports around the country and the world, and information on helicopter travel.
NYC Department of Transportation
Information on New York City roadways, bridges and parking.
NYC Inline Skating Guide: Where to Skate
This site includes a list of Manhattan streets that are good for skaters.
NYC Subway Map
Map of the New York City subway system
NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles Publications
A number of different DMV publications are available here including the Driver's Manual, Road Test Tips, and Child Passenger Safety. Many publications are also available in Spanish.
Official Staten Island Ferry and Schedule
The NYC Department of Transportation's official ferry time table.
Maps and schedules for the PATH trains. The Port Authority's official site.
Present Problems and Future Solutions to Staten Island's Transportation System
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Special Report On the State of Transportation - 10/28/04. Concerning Staten Island's transportation system and its economic future. The key question this report discusses is whether this system is extensive enough, efficient enough, and effective enough to meet the needs of the Staten Island community, the Staten Island economy, and the New York City region as a whole.
Raised Line Subway Maps
Baruch College Computer Center for Visually Impaired People and MTA New York City Transit have teamed up to produce a series of raised line, large print maps depicting major portions of the New York City subway system. These maps contain grade one braille and large print labels and are meant to be read by touch, with large print backup for those who can use it. New York City subway system maps are available free from the MTA/New York City Transit, at (646) 252-2764.
Road Resurfacing Schedule for New York City
Weekly milling and resurfacing schedule for New York City.
Staten Island Bridges
Information about bridges managed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, including the Goethals Bridge, the Bayonne Bridge and theOuterbridge Crossing.
Staten Island Ferry Information
Includes schedule, parking information, public transportation connections and other useful information.
Staten Island Railway
Information from the MTA about the railway that connects the St. George ferry terminal to Tottenville, including: station information, fares, transfers and wheelchair accessibility.
Staten Island-Bayonne, NJ bus service
The S89 line connects Staten Island commuters to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail at the 34th Street station in Bayonne. The light rail connects to Path trains and New Jersey based ferry routes to Manhattan.
- Subway Service Advisories
Taxi and Limousine Commission
Agency responsible for licensing and regulating New York City's taxicabs,limousines, neighborhood car services, vans and wheel-chair accessible ambulettes. Contacts for complaints, lost property and other consumer affairs.
The New York City Department of Transportation
This website from the NYC Department of Transportation, which is responsible for much of the city's transportation infrastructure, has information about mass transit, motorists, bicycles and pedestrians, as well as the most updated information on travel advisories and traffic regulations.
The NYC Subway in History
The history and other interesting information about the NYC subway system.
Manhattan based non-profit advocacy organization for cyclists and pedestrians.
Links to transportation resources, including New York City transit information.
Travel Advisories for Bridges and Tunnels
Travel advisories provided by the MTA.
Provides updated information on highway construction, accidents and transit delays for the New York metropolitan area.
- Westchester Bee-Line Bus Map
Westchester Bee-Line Bus Schedules
A number of these lines have stops in the Bronx. You must know the route number to check stops and times.
- Yahoo Maps