Getting There

FIGMENT NYC takes over Lighthouse Park  Roosevelt Island, NY. Now that we are on Roosevelt Island, we’re more accessible than ever. Attendees can arrive by Car or Bike via the Roosevelt Island Bridge, the (F)Train, Ferry, or Air TramOur art projects will be at Lighthouse park, the Chapel and the Main Street Theater Alliance

The Roosevelt Island Operating Committee (RIOC) has informational guide on how to commute to the island available on their site. Click here to learn more Getting Around Roosevelt Island!.

 

Driving 

You can drive to Roosevelt Island via the Roosevelt Island Bridge, which can be accessed at 36th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard in Queens.

For detailed info on island street parking go to Parking Rules & Regulations

Google Map

 

Parking

Visitor parking is available at the Motorgate parking garage and metered short-term parking is available on Main Street.

Motorgate is the central parking facility on the Island. It is open 24 hours a day and accessible via the first right hand turn after coming across the Roosevelt Island Bridge.

The garage is managed by SP+ Corporation and the fee schedule can be found at: Parking Fees

 

By Subway

The F-Train links Roosevelt Island to Queens and Manhattan.

View the F Train route.

For general F Train info please visit the MTA website.

 

By Bus

Roosevelt Island can be reached via the Q102 bus from Queens. 

RIOC also provides the Red Bus, which is free and makes convenient stops throughout the island. 

Click here for Red Bus schedules.

The Red Bus can be tracked via the NEXT Bus App. Get the app via Apple or Android.

 

By Ferry 

NYC Ferry has a landing on Roosevelt Island which connects to Astoria, Long Island City, East 34th street, and Wall Street on the Astoria Line.

The ferry is located on East Main Street, east of Tram Plaza.

Ferry Schedule

Please view the Ferry Schedule online

 

By Tram

The Roosevelt Island Tramway provides the most modern aerial tramway in the world, running every 7-15 minutes from 59 Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan to Tramway Plaza on Roosevelt Island.

Please note that the passengers must exit the tram at each stop (either Manhattan bound or Roosevelt Island bound) and pay again to return to the other side.

Hours of Operation
  • Sunday: 6 AM - 2 AM
  • Saturday: 6 AM - 3:30 AM

Fare Information

  • Only MTA MetroCards are accepted.
  • Follows the same fare structure as the MTA.
  • Up to three children 44-inches tall and under ride for free on the Tram when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
  • Children more than 44 inches tall require full fare.
  • While MetroCards are available for purchase at the Tram Station, there are no MTA booths at the station, vending machines are the only option available.