MTA Long Island Railroad
The MTA Long Island Railroad (LIRR) provides commuter transportation from Penn Station in Manhattan, and from Jamaica Station in Queens to Long Island. For information on accessibility, please call: Voice 1 (718) 558-7400; TTY (718) 558-3022; or visit the Web site at: http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/lirr/index.html.
The talking kiosk in Penn Station offers way-finding information to the blind or visually impaired traveler. To locate the kiosk, enter Penn Station at 7th Avenue and 32nd Street. Listen for the kiosk, which sounds like a singing bird. Turn right toward the stairs and go down one level to the MTA Long Island Railroad level. At the bottom of the stairs, head toward the left. The kiosk is approximately 50 feet from the stairs, just outside the ticketed waiting room. Elevator access is at 7th Avenue and 34th Street.
MTA Metro-North Railroad
The MTA Metro-North Railroad provides commuter transportation from Grand Central Station in Manhattan to Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, and Orange counties, and Connecticut.
Metro-North’s Harlem Line, beginning at Grand Central Station (which is accessible), stops at East 125th Street in Manhattan, and Melrose, Tremont, Fordham (accessible), Bronx Botanical Garden (accessible), Williamsbridge, Woodlawn, and Wakefield stations in the Bronx.
The Hudson Line also begins at Grand Central Station, stopping at 125th Street, Morris Heights, University Heights, Marble Hill, Spuyten Duyvil, and Riverdale stations in the Bronx. Additional accessible stations outside of New York City are available.
MTA Metro-North Railroad
347 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Voice 1 (212) 532-4900
TTY (800) 724-3322
Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH)
PATH provides rapid rail service between New York and New Jersey 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trains run every three to six minutes during rush hours; every 10 to 15 minutes during days and evenings; every 10 to 20 minutes on weekends; and every half-hour overnight. Monday through Friday, days and evenings, PATH trains run from Jersey City/Journal Square to West 33rd Street in Manhattan; from Hoboken to West 33rd Street.
The following PATH stations are accessible:
New Jersey: Newark; Jersey City Journal Square; Exchange Place; Pavonia Newport; Hoboken.
New York City: West 33rd Street/6th Avenue.
Journal Square Transportation Center
One PATH Plaza
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Voice 1 (800) 234-7284
TTY (800) 728-4225
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