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    The New York Academy of Sciences

    7 World Trade Center
    250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
    New York, NY 10007-2157
    212.298.8600

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    Public Transportation

    New York City Transit

    Fares on the New York City transit system are $2.50 per trip (includes one free transfer—bus to bus, or bus to train, or train to bus). You can also purchase a multiple-ride or unlimited-ride MetroCard and receive discounted fares. Buses accept MetroCards or exact change only.

    New York City Subway Map
    2, 3 to Park Place
    A, C to Chambers Street
    E to World Trade Center
    R to Cortlandt Street
    4, 5 or J, Z to Fulton Street

    New York City Bus Map
    M1, M6, M20, and M22 to Chambers Street

    PATH Rail System

    Fares on the PATH system are $2.50 per trip (pay-per-ride MetroCards are accepted at each station). Service to the World Trade Center is available from Newark Penn Station, Jersey City, and Hoboken in New Jersey. When you arrive at WTC, the Vesey Street exit will put you just in front of 7 World Trade Center.

    Long Island Railroad

    For travel from Long Island, arriving in Penn Station

    Metro-North Railroad

    For travel from points north, arriving in Grand Central Station

    New Jersey Transit

    From New Jersey, arriving in Penn Station.

    Staten Island Ferry

    Service from Staten Island connecting to Manhattan MTA buses and subways.

    New York Waterway

    Provides service from points in New Jersey and along the East River in Manhattan. For information call 1.800.53.FERRY.

    Amtrak

    For travel from points throughout the United States and Canada, arriving in Penn Station.

    From Airports

    Taxi

    La Guardia Airport

    Taxis take about 20-40 minutes. Group rides are generally available at the dispatch lines outside the baggage claim areas.

    John F. Kennedy Airport

    Taxis take about an hour. Yellow cabs into Manhattan must provide a flat fare of $45 plus any tolls. The meter will not be turned on, and the night surcharge will not be added. If passengers request multiple stops, the flat rate of $45.00 will be collected at the first stop in Manhattan, and the meter will be turned on for the remainder of the trip. The metered fare should be collected at the last stop, from the last passenger. You may find out more information about taxi fares in New York at the Taxi and Limousine Commission Web site.

    Newark Airport

    Taxis take about 45 minutes. Group rates are available.

    Shuttles, Express Buses, and Rail

    SuperShuttle (blue and yellow van)

    Operates direct service daily, 24 hours. Return trip requires 24 hours notice. Telephone 1.212.209.7000, toll free 1.800.BLUE.VAN.

    NYC Airporter Express Shuttle Bus

    NYC Airporter also provides New York Airport Transfers between JFK & LGA airports, every 20-30 minutes. Express buses depart from Grand Central, Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

    Gray Line Air Shuttle Minibus

    Serves a number of hotels directly from JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports.

    Newark Airport Express Bus

    Express bus service between Newark Liberty Airport and New York City Port Authority. Buses run every 15 minutes during the day, 365 days a year (departures every 30 minutes before 6:45 AM and after 11:15 PM).

    AirTrain Newark

    The new regional rail transportation connection between Newark Airport and Penn Station. Passengers should take scheduled NJ Transit or Amtrak rail service to or from the new Newark International Airport Rail Link station, situated close to the airport terminals. At the Rail Link station passengers transfer onto AirTrain for the short ride. Passengers can also check flight information, purchase airline tickets and check-in for their flight.

    Parking Near 7 WTC

    207 Greenwich St., at Murray St. between Greenwich St. and West Side Highway

    212.374.1685

    Barclay St. between Broadway and Church St.

    212.732.2943

    44 West Broadway, between Murray St. and Park Pl.

    212.732.6637

    69 Warren St., at West Broadway

    212.233.5688

    345 South End Ave., at Liberty St.

    212.321.2316

    35 Reade St., at Broadway (6:00 AM - 1:00 AM)

    212.566.2247

    90 West St., at Albany St.

    212.227.8854

    Washington St. at Carlisle St.

    212.619.4235

    121 Reade St., between Hudson St. and Greenwich St.

    212.608.3060

    Hotels Near 7 World Trade Center

    Recommended partner hotel

    Club Quarters, World Trade Center
    140 Washington Street
    New York, NY 10006
    Phone: 212.577.1133

    The New York Academy of Sciences is a member of the Club Quarters network, which offers significant savings on hotel reservations to member organizations. Located opposite Memorial Plaza on the south side of the World Trade Center, Club Quarters, World Trade Center is just a short walk to the Academy.

    Use Club Quarters Reservation Password NYAS to reserve your discounted accommodations online.

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    212.344.0800

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