Don’t tell the Roosevelt Island Tram operators, but the MetroCard will be gone in a little over a year. That’s according to TimeOut New York.
Welcome to our Roosevelt Island Tram Guide for 2021/Coronavirus Update. With the opening of FDR Four Freedoms Park, then Cornell Tech, interest in Roosevelt Island soared. Soon, the Tram, New York City’s cheapest big thrill, caught the attention too.
Increasingly in recent years, the Roosevelt Island Tram emerged as a tourist attraction. Long a reliable commuter resource, until the pandemic hit, it became a hybrid. Riders climb aboard, these days, with a wider range of perspectives.