It's a Saturday Schedule for New York City Transit this July 4th
July 01st, 2014
On Friday, July 4, subways, buses, the LIRR and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule,
New York City Subway
On Friday, July 4, subways will operate on a Saturday schedule. There will be no service below Canal St. Customers are encouraged to use the Bowling Green and Fulton St stations. There will be increased subway service on the , , , , and 42nd Street Shuttle prior to and following the Macy’s fireworks celebration, which will originate from three barges located between The Manhattan Bridge and Pier 9 (near Old Slip) from 9:25 p.m. to 9:55 p.m.
New York City Buses
Buses operated by MTA New York City Transit and the MTA Bus Company will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, July 4. There are many routes that either do not operate on Saturdays or do not run on part of the route at certain hours. Customers traveling on the Fourth of July should check Saturday schedules, lines and routes. The following bus routes may be affected by delays and detours: M5; M15 SBS; M20; B25 and B63.
Staten Island Railway
Staten Island Railway customers looking to get a head start on the Fourth of July holiday will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on Thursday, July 3 with MTA Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure Getaway schedule. Extra SIR trains will be added earlier in the afternoon beginning at 2:30 p.m. from the St. George Ferry Terminal. There will be one express train and one local train awaiting every boat until 7:50 p.m. On the Fourth of July, SIR will operate on a Saturday schedule. Staten Island Railway is prepared to add additional service prior to and after the fireworks, as needed.