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RIOC Provides Limited Shuttle Bus Services While Tram Elevator Is Out Of Service

With the Tram elevator out of service for an extended period, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp. (RIOC) will provided limited shuttle bus service for physically challenged residents.

Due to an elevator service outage at the Manhattan Tram Station, the RIOC Red Bus will provide special shuttle service to and from Manhattan for those with limited mobility. Schedule information is below:

ROOSEVELT ISLAND TO MANHATTAN

Departs hourly from the Tramway, making all Northbound local stops to Capobianco Field (opposite PS/IS 217). The first trip will depart at 11 AM. Last trip will be at 7 PM.

MANHATTAN TO ROOSEVELT ISLAND

Departs on the half hour from the Southwest side of 2nd Avenue, between 58th & 59th Street and will make all Southbound local bus stops (starting with 591 Main Street) to the Tramway. The last trip will depart Manhattan at 7:30 PM.

Please note, that there is no shuttle bus service from 3 PM – 4 PM daily. The Tram Shuttle will run seven days a week until further notice.

Thank you for your patience.

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