Roosevelt Island Tram Plaza


This page will be frequently updated, reflecting the current status of local transportation options. This a service of the Roosevelt Island Daily News.

For the next week…

Roosevelt Island Tram

The Tram is operating under normal conditions with both cabins in service. All COVID-19 passenger limits have been lifted. The Tram closes every night from 1:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m.

The Tram participates in MTA Easy Pass system, including free transfers between it and MTA buses and subway. Caution: The Tram is not set up with OMNY readers. If you use OMNY to enter the system, you will not get a free transfer.

Normal schedule is every fifteen minutes on the quarter hour, except during rush hours when cabins run every 7 1/2 minutes.

MTA Subway, F-Train, Roosevelt Island Station

Weekend and Weekday* service are normal, this week, on the F Line.

* LATE NIGHTS, Monday through Friday from 9:45 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., there will be no Manhattan-bound subway service through Roosevelt Island.

Face masks are required for all on New York public transit, including subways and buses.

Click here for up-to-date information on all MTA subway lines.

RIOC Red Buses

Roosevelt Island Red Buses

Red buses are free and operate at all marked stops at 15 minute intervals on a route that circles from Southpoint Park and The Octagon. Rush hours increase service to 7 1/2 minutes.

NYC Ferry

NYC Ferry brings full time service to Roosevelt Island on the Astoria Line. Connections are available for all city boroughs, except Staten Island. New Fall Schedules start Monday, September 13th. Click here for all schedules.

Here’s the Fall Astoria Line Schedule, effective Monday, September 13th, 2021

“The new NYC Ferry Summer Schedule will go into effect Saturday, June 19, 2021. We are excited to announce that the DUMBO/Fulton Ferry landing will re-open for service on Saturday, June 19, along with a new East River route schedule effective on the same day.”

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