FIGMENT NYC takes over Staten Island. Now that we are on Roosevelt Island, we’re more accessible than ever. We strongly encourage attendees to travel by mass transit using the (F)Train, Ferry, Air Tram or Bike/Walking over the Roosevelt Island Bridge. Parking is limited and vehicles may be turned away. Our art projects will be at Lighthouse park, and the Chapel
The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) has informational guide on how to commute to the island available on their site. Click here to learn more Getting Around Roosevelt Island!.
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.
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.
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. NYC Ferry has limited capacity and operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Longer than normal wait times are possible due to event traffic.
The ferry is located on East Main Street, east of Tram Plaza.
Ferry Schedule (*Ferry service ends at 10PM)
Please view the Ferry Schedule online
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
- 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.
Driving & Parking - Strongly Discouraged!
Limited parking will be available and vehicles may be turned away.
Vehicles may access 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
Limited 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 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