Transportation Updates

The Tram platform renovations are predicted to last until February 2018. Both Manhattan and Roosevelt Island platforms will be reconstructed and during the construction, one tram will be in service in both directions, according to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC).

The Red Bus Shuttle service to Manhattan will be in operation Monday through Friday starting at 10 a.m. The buses will depart from Roosevelt Island to Manhattan on the hour and return to Manhattan on the half hour. The last bus of the day will leave Manhattan at 8:30 p.m. The pick-up spot is outside the Manhattan Tram Station on 59th Street and 2nd Avenue.

The New York City Ferry service on Roosevelt Island will begin on Tuesday, August 29. The ferry will connect Astoria, Long Island City, Roosevelt Island, 34th Street, and Wall Street.