Special Sub-Topic: The NY City Subway
|I'm trying to get to Macy's Herald Square. Which of these trains cannot take me straight there?|
|I'm trying to get to Harlem, and I need a train to take me there. Which one of these trains should I take?|
C. Although Harlem gets a bad rap (due to some violent incidents), it is a wonderful and historic part of Manhattan. There, you can eat some of the best soul food in New York City, and you can learn more about jazz and the Harlem Renaissance.
|The 2 train goes to all five New York City boroughs.|
f. There IS no train that goes to all five boroughs. The highest number of boroughs that any train runs through is three.
|Which train is NOT a part of the Eighth Avenue line?|
Q. There is a significance to the colors of the train signs. For instance, the Sixth Avenue line trains (B,D,F,V) have orange signs, and those for the Seventh Avenue trains (1,2,3,9) are red.
|The #7 train goes to both 42nd Street Times Square and 42nd Street Grand Central.|
t. The #7 train (the Flushing Local) takes you from Times Square (Broadway/7th Avenue), to Fifth Avenue, and then to Grand Central Station, which is on the east side of Manhattan.
|Essex Street and Delancey Street stations are the same.|
t. They are in the same station, with Essex street upstairs. The J,M and Z trains stop at Essex, and the F stops at Delancey. If you come out of the station, the B39 bus takes you over the Williamsburg Bridge to Brooklyn.
|In which of these train stations can you find the Port Authority Bus Terminal?|
42nd Street Times Square. Metro North can be found at Grand Central Station.
The LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) stops at the Atlantic Avenue Station.
Penn Station is at 34th Street.
|I just looove Eminem, and he's at MTV's "TRL (Total Request Live)" at Times Square right now! What train can I take to get there?|
2. The G train only goes to Queens and Brooklyn; the V runs on the 6th Ave. line. (You can reach Times Square by taking any train that runs on the Seventh Ave. line, the Eighth Ave. line, the Broadway Express Lines, and the 7 train, which is the Flushing Local/Express Line), and the Z train goes to lower Manhattan (from Essex to Wall Street).
|I'm trying to find St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue. Which number train can I take there?|
6. The closest trains are the E and V trains to Fifth Avenue and 53rd street. However, the #6 train goes right to 51st Street/3rd Avenue station, which is only a few blocks away from Fifth ave.
|I'm really trying to find a book, and I'm in Brooklyn right now. How can I get to Grand Army Plaza Library?|
3. Grand Army Plaza, the official name for the central Brooklyn Public Library, is the biggest library in Brooklyn and is right next to the Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park, The Prospect Park Zoo, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
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