It's August, it's hot, and the only thing that sounds appealing right now is sitting in front of a fan. But you probably have places to go and things to do this weekend, and we're here to help you get around.
For more details on how service will be affected across all modes of transit, check out our Planned Work tool and search for your subway, bus, or rail line.
These service changes are subject to change, so check the MTA homepage before heading out; it's where you'll find up-to-the-minute information on subway, bus, and rail service.
Major subway service changes
trains, Manhattan and Brooklyn
There's no uptown local service on the lines this weekend between Canal St and 59 St-Columbus Circle (except at 50 St on the line; see below). This is because of track maintenance.
- Late nights, when trains typically run local, they will run express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle.
- Uptown trains are running on the line from Jay St-MetroTech to 34 St-Herald Sq. From there, they will run via the line to 59 St-Columbus Circle.
- Uptown trains are running on the express track from Canal St to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal.
- For service to/from High St, Fulton St, Chambers St, Canal St, 14 St, 34 St-Penn Station, and 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal, take the .
- For service to/from 50 St, take the .
- For service to/from Spring St and 23 St, take a downtown train.
- Reminder: trains don't run overnight.
From 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, trains are not running between 161 St-Yankee Stadium and Norwood-205 St in either direction, and Bronx-bound trains are bypassing 155 St, because of structural maintenance work.
- trains are running between Coney Island-Stillwell Av and 161 St-Yankee Stadium.
- For service between 161 St-Yankee Stadium and Bedford Park Blvd, take the .
- For service to/from 155 St, take a Coney Island-bound .
- For service to/from Norwood-205 St, take the to/from Mosholu Pkwy, then transfer to a free shuttle bus, running between Mosholu Pkwy and Norwood-205 St.
- Transfer between the and the at 161 St-Yankee Stadium.
trains, Brooklyn and Queens
Trains are not running between Court Sq and Nassau Av in either direction from 9:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday because of equipment installation work.
- Free shuttle buses are running between Court Sq and Nassau Av. Look for signs outside affected subway stations to locate the shuttle bus stop nearest you.
- trains are running between Nassau Av and Church Av.
Trains are not running between 121 St and Jamaica Center in either direction 24/7 into Fall 2022 because of track and concrete replacement work.
- trains are running between Broad St and 121 St, and terminate at 121 St.
- For service between 121 St and Jamaica Center, take a free J99 shuttle bus to/from the Jamaica-Van Wyck station. There, you can catch an train to/from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport and Jamaica Center.
- LIRR will cross-honor MetroCards at Atlantic Terminal, Nostrand Av, East New York, Jamaica, Hollis, Queens Village, St Albans, Locust Manor, Laurelton, and Rosedale.
Trains are not running between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and Prospect Park in either direction from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday because of track maintenance.
- trains are running in two sections:
- Between 96 St and Coney Island-Stilwell Av, making some stops on the and lines.
- Between Coney Island-Stillwell Av and Prospect Park on the line: This train serves as a shuttle for service to/from regular line stations in Brooklyn.
- In Brooklyn:
- trains from Manhattan only stop at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, 36 St, 59 St, and Coney Island-Stillwell Av on the line.
- trains to Manhattan only stop at Coney Island-Stillwell Av, Bay Pkwy, 62 St, 9 Av, 36 St, and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr on the line, then run on the line to Canal St.
- For DeKalb Av, take the via transfer at Canal St or Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.
- At Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, board trains on the platform.
- Free shuttle buses are running to/from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, 7 Av, and Prospect Park. Look for signs outside these subway stations to locate the shuttle bus stop closest to you.
- See a map of these service changes.
trains, Staten Island
Trains are not running between St George and Eltingville in either direction from 1 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday.
- Free shuttle buses are running between St George and Eltingville. Look for signs outside affected train stations to locate the shuttle bus stop nearest you.
- trains are running between Eltingville and Tottenville.
Other service changes
From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Coney Island-bound trains are bypassing DeKalb Av and running on the express track from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr to 36 St because of track maintenance.
- For service to/from bypassed stations, take trains.
trains, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens
Coney Island-bound trains are running on the express track from Astoria Blvd to Queensboro Plaza from 3:45 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday because of track replacement.
- For service to/from bypassed stations, take a Ditmars Blvd-bound train.
Uptown trains are running on the line from DeKalb Av to Canal St from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday because of communications improvement work.
- Uptown trains will make all stops between DeKalb Av and Canal St.
- Board uptown trains on the platform at Canal St.
Long Island Rail Road service changes
Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, and Ronkonkoma branches
Trains are not running between Jamaica and Hicksville in both directions because of construction related to the LIRR Expansion Project.
- From Hicksville, take a shuttle train to Babylon for service towards Jamaica and Penn Station.
- Oyster Bay Branch trains will run between East Williston and Oyster Bay. Shuttle buses connect East Williston, Mineola, and Hempstead.
- For stations New Hyde Park through Westbury, use nearby NICE buses or Hempstead Branch stations.
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