MTA – Beach Season Guide & Planned Service Snapshot – July 12-15

July 11, 2024

    Hi Mooviters,

    â›± Going to the beach this weekend? MTA is ready with a handy Beach guide! Details below.

    🚧 There is ongoing maintenance on the F line in Brooklyn. F train service will be suspended between the Jamaica-179th Street and Church Avenue all weekend.

    ⚠️ Reminder, the G line is suspended between Church Av and Bedford-Nostrand Avs till August 11. Continue reading below for all planned weekend service changes.

    Reach the Beach with the MTA

    The MTA provides service to all Long Island and New York City beaches.

    Long Island Beaches

    The LIRR offers enhanced service for beach season, with service to a variety of beaches including Jones Beach via the Babylon Branch, Long Beach via the Long Beach Branch and Fire Island via the Montauk Branch.

    The LIRR supplements the Cannonball with additional trains to Montauk. In total on Thursdays, there are seven trains arriving at Montauk between 10:58 a.m. and 11:39 p.m., and on Fridays, there are nine trains to Montauk between 10:58 a.m. and 11:39 p.m.

    For those who prefer to spend their summer weekends on Long Island’s North Shore, the LIRR has doubled the amount of weekend trips between Ronkonkoma and Greenport from four to eight.

    Brooklyn Beaches

    • The D​, E​, N​, and ​Q stop at Coney Island, as well as the B36, the B68 and B82 buses. Customers can also take a Coney Island-bound ​F or Q​ train to West 8 St-NY Aquarium.
    • The B​ and ​Q subway lines, as well as the B1 and B68 buses, can take customers to Brighton Beach.
    • The B1 and B49 buses can get customers to Manhattan Beach.

    Staten Island Beaches

    • On Staten Island, the S51, S52 and S81 buses make a stop at South Beach. The S51 and S81 also stop at Midland Beach.
    • The S76 and S86 buses can get customers to Cedar Grove Beach.
    • The Staten Island Railway ​SIR to Bay Terrace, as well as the S78 and S79 buses, can get customers to Great Kills Park.
    • The SIR​ to Prince’s Bay, as well as the S55 and S56 buses can get customers to Wolfe’s Pond Beach.

    Queens Beaches

    • Rockaway Beach has robust service with two subway lines, five buses and a LIRR stopping there. Customers can take either the ​A or Rockaway Park Shuttle ​SR, the LIRR to Far Rockaway or the Q22, Q35, Q53-SBS, Q52-SBS or Q114 buses.

    The Bronx Beaches

    • The Bx29 can get customers to City Island/Orchard Beach.

    Connecticut Beaches

    • Customers can take Metro-North Railroad to Milford, where they can reach a variety of beaches including Silver Sands Beach, Walnut Beach or Wildemere Beach.

    MTA Weekend Snapshot

    In Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, no 1 between 137 St-City College and Van Cortlandt Park-242 St

    In Manhattan, downtown 1 skips 86 St and 79 St

    In the Bronx, Manhattan-bound 2 skips E Tremont Av‌, 174 St, Freeman St, Simpson St, Intervale Av, Prospect Av and Jackson Av

    No 4 service in Brooklyn

    In the Bronx, Manhattan-bound 4 skips Mosholu Pkwy and Bedford Park Blvd-Lehman College

    In Manhattan, downtown 6 skips 116 St, 110 St, 103 St, 96 St, 77 St, 68 St-Hunter College and 51 St

    In the Bronx, Manhattan-bound 6 skips Longwood Av, E 149 St, E 143 St-St Mary’s St, Cypress Av and Brook Av

    In Manhattan, A stops in both directions at Spring St, 23 St and 50 St

    In Manhattan, E trains run via the F in both directions between 47-50 Sts and 2 Av

    No E between W 4 St-Wash Sq and World Trade Center

    In Brooklyn, no F between Church Av and Coney Island-Stillwell Av

    In Brooklyn, Coney Island-bound F skips Avenue I, Bay Pkwy, Avenue N and Avenue P

    No G between Bedford-Nostrand Avs, Brooklyn and Court Sq, Queens

    You Ride, We Guide,

    The USA Moovit Team