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Getting to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
A variety of transportation choices are available within New York City, however taxis are generally the most convenient and safest. Please consider whether luggage, etc., will make travel on public transportation too difficult. Also, please be aware that only yellow cabs may legally solicit customers with offers of transportation; use official taxi stands whenever possible, especially at airports.
The most direct way from most locations is to follow directions leading to the George Washington Bridge, then exit onto the Henry Hudson Parkway, and then onto Riverside Drive (south). From there, continue south and turn left onto 165th Street (the first left south of the bridge). Proceed one block and turn right onto Ft. Washington Avenue, then turn right into the Medical Center parking garage.
Public Transportation within New York City
Take the A, C, or #1 subway to 168th Street, or take the M2, M3, M4, M5, or M100 bus. For additional bus and subway information, call the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) at 718.330.1234. Buses require either Metrocards (which can be purchased at all subway stations) or exact change; bills are not accepted.
Transportation Related Links
For more specific information on traveling to, from, and within New York City, please check the Internet for MetroCommute, the Metropolitan Transport Authority, Metro-North Railroad, or Yahoo New York.
For details about traveling to and from area airports, call GO Airlink NYC at 877.599.8200.
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