Double-decker coaches with reclining seats, Wi-Fi, climate controls and wheelchair accessibility depart daily from W. 34th St., btw 11th & 12th aves., traveling to cities in the Northeast, including Baltimore, Boston, Ithaca, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Ticket prices start at $1.
This railroad travels to 120 stations throughout seven counties in New York State. Counties include Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester, Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland and Orange. Service is also available to New Haven and Fairfield, Connecticut. Trains operate daily from 4 am to 2 am. On weekdays, peak-period trains east of the Hudson River run every 20-30 minutes, while off-peak trains run every 30-60 minutes. On weekends, trains are available on the hour.
MetroCards for rides on New York City’s MTA bus and subway system can be purchased at booths and vending machines in subway stations, as well as various neighborhood merchants. $27 seven-day unlimited rides, $51.50 14-day unlimited rides or $2.25 per ride. For more information, visit www.mta.info or call 212.638.7622.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) operates New York City’s vast subway and bus systems, providing fast, efficient, convenient and affordable transportation to millions of people every day in the five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island). Subways run 24 hours, seven days a week; most buses run between 5 a.m. and 2 a.m. daily. A single bus and subway ride costs $2.75, while the MTA’s MetroCard provides multiple rides at a discounted fare. Details about bus and subway service and MetroCard fares can be obtained on the MTA’s website.
Quirky jaunts throughout NYC museums—interactive tour of the Museum of Natural History and a Badass Bitches Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art—help make learning history and scientific facts a snap. Customizable tours are available. Dates/times/lengths/prices vary. Book tickets through www.zerve.com/MuseumHack. For more information call 800.778.5531.