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Friday, April 22, 2016

Here We Go Again - No Roosevelt Island F Train Service From Manhattan This Weekend, Roosevelt Island Tram Operating On Rush Hour Schedule This Weekend From 7 AM To 10 PM - Resident Asks For Extending Tram Weekday Rush Hour Schedule To 11 PM Too

According to the MTA:
F Jamaica-bound trains run via the M from 47-50 Sts to Roosevelt Av

Weekend, 11:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon, Apr 22 - 25

F trains run express from Queens Plaza to Roosevelt Av.

No Jamaica-bound service at 57 St, Lexington Av/63 St, Roosevelt Island and 21 St-Queensbridge.
The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) adds:
The MTA has issued a weekend service advisory for the F train, which may affect travel plans. The Tram will run on a rush hour schedule from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM to accommodate any increase in traffic. Please plan your travel accordingly and visit or call 511 for more information.

For electronic updates on F Train service, sign up for MTA Alerts at
A Roosevelt Island resident tweets that the Tram should also extend it's weekday rush hour schedule to 11 PM because of overcrowding too.
It's a good idea. RIOC should do it.