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Friday, June 8, 2018

Bad News For Roosevelt Island Transportation This Weekend, No F Train Service To Manhattan, Only 1 Tram Cabin Working & No Metro Card Machines At RI Tram Station - But NYC Ferry New Summer Schedule Has More Service

 No Roosevelt Island F Train service



to Manhattan this weekend. According to the MTA,

TRACK MAINTENANCE | 9:45 PM Fri, Jun 8 to 5 AM Mon, Jun 11 Coney Island-bound F trains run via the E from Roosevelt Av, Queens to 5 Av/53 St, Manhattan

Trains resume regular service at 47-50 Sts.

No Coney Island-bound service at 21 St-Queensbridge, Roosevelt Island, Lexington Av/63 St and 57 St.
Also, only 1 Roosevelt Island Tram Cabin operating this weekend. As previously reported:
... Construction work on the Tram Station platforms, at both Roosevelt Island and Midtown Manhattan, will resume this Wednesday, May 16; and continue for up to 30 days reducing commuter service to one cabin. The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) will operate a free, weekday roundtrip Red Bus service from 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. to help alleviate evening rush-hour waiting and congestion...
Plan for long lines at the Tram Station.


And no Metro Card Vending Machines working at Roosevelt Island Tram station. Fill up your Metro Card at RI Subway or Tram Manhattan station.

There is Roosevelt Island ferry service on the Astoria Route. Here's the new summer schedule for Roosevelt Island ferry service.

UPDATE 1:05 PM - More bad Roosevelt Island transportation news.

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