Roosevelt Island F Train Service To And From Manhattan This July 4 Weekend - Will There Be Crowds Using F Train To See Fireworks From Roosevelt Island As In Past?
According to the MTA, there will be Roosevelt Island F train service to and from Manhattan this July 4 weekend.
The last time Macy's July 4 Fireworks were visible from Roosevelt Island was in 2008. Former neighborhood blogger Roosevelt Island 360 showed us the crowds
at F train subway station
leaving Roosevelt Island after 2008 July 4 fireworks. According to RI 360:
... Overall I believe the MTA and NYPD did a good job of ensuring that the flow of riders did not result in one continuous burst of individuals trying to access the escalators, elevators, stairs and platforms all at once which could have lead to accidents at any of those points. The flow of individuals was staggered to allow for easy access down to the platforms and also to ensure the platforms were never overly crowded...More from RI 360 on July 4 2008 Fireworks F train crowds.