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NYC Weekend Travel Guide: How To Get Around The City July 30-31

NEW YORK CITY — Whether staying within the metropolis or hopping off to the seashore — rerouted subways, road closures and practice delays are able to disrupt New Yorkers weekend journey plans.
Patch is right here to assist.

We’ve put collectively every thing you must know to get to your weekend excursions (comparatively) unscathed. Scroll via our information to search out subway service adjustments, Metro-North and LIRR disruptions, streets closed for weekend occasions and even how you can get ticket offers to the seashore.

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All data courtesy of the MTA and Department of Transportation.

Getting Out Of Town? Here’s Metro-North and LIRR Changes:

To City Zone:

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Eastbound trains in direction of Jamaica skip Woodside from Jul 29 – Aug 1, Friday 10 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.

Eastbound Port Washington Branch trains will proceed to cease at Woodside. The subway will permit eastbound riders at Woodside to enter for gratis. Present your LIRR ticket to the station sales space agent for entry to the subway system.

To Oyster Bay:

No trains between Jamaica and East Williston on Jul 8, Jul 29, and Aug 5, starting at 10 p.m.

Shuttle buses join East Williston and Mineola, the place practice service is obtainable to Jamaica and Penn Station.

Please permit as much as half-hour of extra journey time or think about using the Port Washington or Hempstead Branches as an alternative.

To Port Jefferson:

At Mineola, you have to be within the first eight automobiles to exit eastbound trains and the final eight automobiles to exit westbound trains till late 2022.

The short-term platforms on the west finish of the station at the moment are closed and the japanese eight automobiles of each platforms have reopened, as renovation work continues as a part of the LIRR Expansion Project.

The ticket merchandising machines on the south facet of the station at the moment are positioned east of third Ave.

You have to be within the first six automobiles to exit at Westbury

The short-term platforms on the east finish of the station at the moment are closed and the western six automobiles of each platforms have reopened, as renovation work continues as a part of the LIRR Expansion Project.

The pedestrian underpass has additionally reopened, however the station constructing stays closed till later this year.

To Port Washington:

All trains cease at Mets-Willets Point.

To Ronkonkoma:

At Mineola, you have to be within the first eight automobiles to exit eastbound trains and the final eight automobiles to exit westbound trains

The short-term platforms on the west finish of the station at the moment are closed and the japanese eight automobiles of each platforms have reopened, as renovation work continues as a part of the LIRR Expansion Project.

The ticket merchandising machines on the south facet of the station at the moment are positioned east of third Ave.

How Do I Get To the Beach?

The MTA has put collectively a information of its ticket packages for seashore excursions. Here’s what to know:

Long Beach

The package deal consists of discounted practice tickets to/from Long Beach station, admission to the seashore and a City of Long Beach trolley voucher. The package deal is legitimate every day via September 5, 2022.

Fire Island Beaches

  • The Robert Moses package deal consists of discounted practice tickets to/from Babylon station and Suffolk County Transit bus tickets to/from the seashore. The package deal is legitimate via September 5, 2022.
  • The Cherry Grove, Fire Island Pines and Sailor’s Haven packages embrace discounted practice tickets to/from Sayville station, spherical journey taxi vouchers, and spherical journey Sayville Ferry vouchers. The packages are legitimate via September 5, 2022.
  • The Ocean Beach, Ocean Bay Park and Kismet/Fire Island Lighthouse packages embrace discounted practice tickets to/from Bay Shore station, spherical journey taxi vouchers, spherical journey Fire Island Ferries ferry vouchers and admission to the Lighthouse. The package deal is legitimate via September 5, 2022.
  • The Davis Park package deal consists of discounted practice tickets to/from Patchogue station, spherical journey taxi vouchers, and spherical journey Davis Park Ferry vouchers. The package deal is legitimate via September 5, 2022.
  • The Watch Hill package deal consists of discounted practice tickets to/from Patchogue station, and spherical journey Davis Park Ferry ferry vouchers. Please word: the ferry to Watch Hill is positioned a brief stroll from the west finish of Patchogue station at 160 West Avenue. No taxi vouchers are included. The package deal is legitimate via September 5, 2022.

Jones Beach

The Jones Beach package deal consists of discounted rail to and from Freeport station and bus transportation (NICE Bus) to the East or West Bathhouses or the Central Mall at Jones Beach. The package deal is legitimate via September 5, 2022.

Staying within the City? Here’s What Streets Are Closed (For Events You Might Enjoy)

Manhattan:

Times Square West Spectacular

  • Streets Closed: Eighth Avenue between forty second and 54th streets
  • When: Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 10 a.m.

third Avenue Cooper Square Festival

  • Streets Closed: Third Avenue between Sixth and 14th streets
  • When: Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Lexington Avenue Summer Fest

  • Streets Closed: Lexington Avenue between forty second Street and 57th Street
  • When: Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 10 a.m.

The Bronx:

La Gran Parada Dominicana De El Bronx

  • Streets Closed:
    • Formation: Grand Concourse between 181st Street and 176th Street
    • Route: Grand Concourse between 176th Street and 167th Street
    • Dispersal: 167th Street between Grand Concourse and Jerome Avenue
  • When: Sunday, July 31, 2022

Brooklyn:

fifth Avenue Merchants Fun on fifth

  • Streets Closed: Fifth Avenue between eighty fifth and 72nd streets
  • When: Friday July 29, 2022, 5 p.m.

Weekend Subway Changes

The MTA experiences there might be adjustments on a whopping 20 subway strains this weekend that embrace lowered service, localized specific trains and the dreaded shuttle bus substitute.


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