Roosevelt Island transit choices jumped into focus again, last winter, when the MTA threatened to gut bus service. And followed up with mangling a subway shutdown. Let’s take a look at the […]
The first Roosevelt Island Tram made it’s last run across the East River, ten years ago this March. It’s replacement is safer and more reliable, but discovered by tourists, it’s not as […]
The big red RI Sign stays, RIOC’s board decided yesterday, and that brought closure after more than a year. It did not bring satisfaction. Or respect.
Welcome to our Roosevelt Island Tram Guide for 2020/Coronavirus Update. With the opening of FDR Four Freedoms Park, then Cornell Tech, interest in Roosevelt Island soared. Soon, the Tram, New York City’s […]
The Roosevelt Island Tram’s 43rd Birthday caught historian Judith Berdy’s attention. “Happy 43rd Birthday,” she wrote in a May email. The Tram evolved from essential resource. It’s now also an adventure drawing […]