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One of the key advantages to living in Jackson Heights is access to great transportation, to LaGuardia and Kennedy Airports and to Manhattan via the E, F, M, R, and 7 subway lines. This page summarizes the various modes and lines and links residents to related pages.
Five subway lines serve the neighborhood.
- 7 - available 24 hours per day, with 4 stops along Roosevelt Avenue:
- 74th Street - Broadway (connects with Roosevelt Avenue - Jackson Heights subway) (Handicapped Access)
- 82nd Street - Jackson Heights
- 90th Street - Elmhurst Avenue
- Junction Boulevard (Handicapped Access)
- E - available 24 hours per day at Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street Station. (Handicapped Access)
- F - available 24 hours per day at Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street Station. (Handicapped Access)
- M - weekdays until 11:00 p.m. (weekdays until 11:00 p.m.) at Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street Station. (Handicapped Access)
- R - all hours except late nights at Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street Station. (Handicapped Access)
Several bus lines serve the neighborhood. Most pass through or stop adjacent to the Victor A. Moore Bus Terminal located at Roosevelt Avenue and Broadway between 74th and 75th Streets. See this page for detailed info on the buses that serve Jackson Heights.
Street parking is available but finding a space is often time consuming and sometimes competitive. Metered space is available near retail stores.
ZIP cars are available at the second floor garage at 82-11 37th Avenue. A car sharing pilot project is underway.
Yellow medallion taxis are often found near the Roosevelt Avenue / 74th street subway station. Green taxis are found everywhere. Uber, Lyft and self-driven rental vehicles are also available.
Related Wiki Pages
- Buses - for an overview of the bus routes in Jackson Heights.
- Carshare - describes the city's pilot program to encourage shared usage of autos. The goal is to reduce dependency of individually owned cars.