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Tips and Strategies for Getting Around Manhattan

Getting around Manhattan is a science. Learn the subways from A-Z and 1-9. Buses and taxis and bicycles, oh my. Share tips and horror stories with your fellow commuters -- and find out how to avoid that flasher on the Number 2 train.

How to Get a New York Driver's License
Find out how to pass your road test and get your New York driver's license.

Macy's July 4th Fireworks Subway, Parking and Driving Tips
Plan to see the Macy's July 4th fireworks live this year? We've got some tips on how to get there -- street closures, parking tips, and more.

New York City Subways 101
New to the New York City subway? Find out everything you need to know about Find out where to buy MetroCards, learn how to get directions and subway maps, and read up on subway safety and etiquette.

Where to Park in New York City
Get tips on parking in New York City and how to find an affordable parking garage.

Penn Station
Penn Station, located in midtown Manhattan in New York City, is the busiest commuter hub in North America. The station services Amtrak, New Jersey Transit, and the Long Island Rail Road.

Port Authority Bus Terminal
Navigate your way through Port Authority Bus Terminal, the largest bus terminal in Manhattan, New York City, and the United States. Most bus carriers operate through Port Authority and travelers can find a wide variety of shops, stores, cafes, delis, and restaurants.

Boat Trips Around Manhattan
Take a boat or ferry trip to catch stunning views of the Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and bridges on the East River.

NYC Group Taxi Ride Pilot Program
Share your taxi with strangers and save on cab fares. New York City launched a one-year group taxi ride pilot program in February 2010. Find out how and when you can share a taxi, where to find the group ride stands in Manhattan, and more.

Halloween Weekend Subway Service Changes
New York City subway service will be a mess over Halloween weekend 2009. The E train is running on the F line, the F is running local, and other trains may be rerouted or delayed. Find out the latest NYC subway service info and get to your Halloween parade or party on time.

MTA Subway Rules -- New York City Subway Guide
Keep your feet off the seats and your bag where we can see it. There are new rules for riding the New York City subway.

Holiday Traffic Guide: How To Beat Traffic in New York City from Thanksgiving...
Your guide to holiday gridlock days and how to beat holiday traffic in New York City

MTA New York City Transit Offers Holiday Discounts on Subway, Bus, and...
The MTA is offering New Yorkers a holiday gift -- discounted fares on New York City Transit including subways, buses, LIRR, and Metro-North. Save big on getting around New York City from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day.

New Site Offers Transit Directions and Much More
Finally! No more peering at subway maps. Now you can get detailed directions with the new Transit Advisor on www.trips123.com. Just select a street or landmark for the "Leaving From" and "Going To" fields and get directions by subway, bus, ferry, or train. Trips123.com also offers up-to-date info on traffic and transit conditions.

New York City Subway Map
A current map of the New York City subway system -- straight from the MTA.

Manhattan Bus Map
A pdf map showing Manhattan bus routes.

Manhattan Transit Service Advisories
Don't get stranded by a service change or track work. Check here for the latest service advisories and changes.

Manhattan Traffic Cams
Check out traffic conditions at 45 key traffic points around Manhattan. Access live streaming video and still images.

Taxi Passenger FAQ
Find out the rules regarding multiple-stop trips, riding in the front seat, fares to local airports, and much more.

Zip Around Manhattan in a Water Taxi
Sick of the subway? Zip around Manhattan's coast line in a water taxi. Commute between points along the Hudson and East Rivers in style.

Safety Tips For Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Get safety tips for pedestrians and drivers. Approximately 200 pedestrians are killed each year in New York City -- don't become a statistic!

Manhattan Bicycle Routes
Check out maps of current and planned bicycle routes all over Manhattan.

What the heck is Adopt-a-Highway anyway?
Now you can be the proud parent of your very own adorable highway segment in New York City. Learn more about this tax-deductible opportunity to give back to New York and see your name on the side of the road.

Congestion Pricing Guide for New York City
Read up on Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan for New York.

MTA Subway Service Changes 2010
MTA Subway and Bus Route Service Changes -- Budget Cuts Lead to New MTA Subway and Bus Maps, Elimination of V and W Trains and Many Bus Routes

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