Traveling to NYC
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in Queens, NY, is the closest to the venue, about 6.5 miles away. From LGA, you can take a taxi, Uber, or public transportation. The bus and subway both cost $2.75 for a one-way trip.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in Queens, NY, is a 16-mile taxi or Uber drive away. On public transportation, it is about an hour away.
Take the train to New York, NY – Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station (NYP). From there it’s about 30 minutes to the venue – a .5 mile walk to the F train at 34th Street and 6th Avenue, and 5 stops towards Jamaica to Roosevelt Island.
Traveling to the Venue
AHSR Venue: Verizon Executive Education Center at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island in New York City
Address: 2 West Loop Road, New York, NY 10044
View the Verizon Executive Education Center campus map.
Take the F train to the Roosevelt Island stop which is an accessible station. Walk south .3 miles on West Road to the Verizon Center. The subway costs $2.75/ride (any distance), and you can pay with a refillable MTA Metrocard (which is available for purchase at vending machines in most stations) or with your own contactless credit card, debit card, or smart device. To view subway maps, including accessible stations, click here.
Take the tram, which is wheelchair accessible, at 59th Street and 2nd Avenue in Manhattan – it runs every 7-15 minutes. The venue is just south of the Queensboro Bridge tram station. The tram costs $2.75 – only MTA Metrocards are accepted for payment and can be purchased at the tram stations. For additional information on the tram, please click here. There is a free transfer between subway/buses and the tram when paying with a Metrocard.
The Astoria route of the NYC Ferry will connect you to Roosevelt Island; the landing is location on east Main Street (a 5-minute walk from the venue). Tickets are $4.00 per ride and can be purchased at the ferry landings or through the NYC Ferry App. The ferries are fully accessible to those with disabilities. To view the ferry schedule, please click here.
The Q102 bus connects Roosevelt Island to Long Island City and Astoria in Queens. Please click here to view NYC bus maps.
Access Roosevelt Island by car via the Roosevelt Island Bridge from 36th Street in Queens, then drive south down Main Street.
Access Roosevelt Island by bike via the Roosevelt Island Bridge from 36th Street in Queens, then ride south on Main Street.
Self-parking is available at the Motorgate Parking Garage at 688 Main Street on Roosevelt Island (approximately .75 miles from the venue) – to the right, just after you cross over the Roosevelt Island Bridge.
After parking at Motorgate, you can take the complimentary Roosevelt Island Red Bus to the venue. The bus stop is located at 10 River Road – across the street from the Motorgate’s ground floor level, in front of the Manhattan Park Apartment Complex.
The Roosevelt Island Red Bus circles Roosevelt Island every 15 minutes, making all local stops from 5:30 AM – 2:30 AM Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 AM – 3:30 AM on Friday and Saturday. The Verizon Center is near the West Loop Road/North Loop Road stop.
Current Motorgate daily parking rates (subject to change):
|Up to 1 hour||$9|
|Up to 2 hours||$12|
|Up to 3 hours||$14|
|Up to 10 hours||$20|
|Max 24 hours||$25|