Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Kennedy International, La Guardia, and Newark airports all serve New York City. At Kennedy and La Guardia, Carey bus service provides group rides into the city at regular intervals; check with your airline for details. Taxis are also available, though expensive. From Newark, Carey Bus brings passengers into the Port Authority Bus Terminal, which is a subway ride away from the college. Amtrak, Metro-North, New Jersey Transit, and Long Island Railroad trains all serve New York City. Greyhound and several local bus lines also come into the city. Public transportation is available from the terminals to the college. New Jersey's PATH train stops at 14th St. and 6th Ave., only 2 blocks from campus. The BMT, IND, and IRT subway lines all have stops within walking distance of the school.
Driving Instructions to Campus
"From: Westchester, Connecticut, and points north of New York City
Take the Saw Mill River Parkway to the Henry Hudson Parkway south and continue to the West Side Highway (which becomes Twelfth Avenue/West Street); exit left at 14th Street to Fifth Avenue and turn right. Head one block south to 13th Street and turn right.
From: Points north of New York City via I-95
Take I-95 to the Triborough Bridge. Follow the FDR Drive downtown. Exit at 14th Street. Travel east to Fifth Avenue. Turn left. Turn right on 13th Street.
From: New Jersey and points west of New York City
From the George Washington Bridge: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway south and proceed as directed above.
From the Lincoln Tunnel: Follow the signs to 39th or 40th Streets and head east (one block) to Ninth Avenue. Travel south on Ninth Avenue to 14th Street. Make a left turn onto 14th Street and continue as above.
From the New Jersey Turnpike: Take the Holland Tunnel to Canal Street. Continue on Canal Street to Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas). Go north on Sixth Avenue (turn left) to 14th Street; turn right and continue on 14th Street to Fifth Avenue. Make a right turn to 13th Street. Turn right onto 13th Street.
From: Long Island and points east of New York City
Take the Long Island Expressway (I-95) west to the Midtown Tunnel. From the Tunnel, follow signs to 34th Street and the FDR Drive. Take the FDR Drive south to the 15th Street exit and continue south to 14th Street. Proceed west on 14th Street to Fifth Avenue to 13th Street; turn right at 13th Street.
*Be aware that all routes into the city have tolls, which range from $1.00 - $4.50 each way. Please note, for students who may use moving trucks to move into residence halls, the cost may be higher due to the weight and commercial license plates. Also, you may have to take alternate routes/tunnels/bridges due to commercial truck restrictions on certain tunnels and bridges."
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