New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU Launches Free Shuttle Bus Service Between Washington Square and Downtown Brooklyn

January 30, 2014
183

With the merger now complete between NYU and the second-oldest private engineering school, the University has launched a pilot bus shuttle to make it easier for students, faculty, and staff to travel between the Washington Square campus and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s locations in Downtown Brooklyn.

The program began on Monday, January 27—the first day of classes of the Spring 2014 semester—with free shuttle vans running between 715 Broadway in Manhattan and 6 MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn. The vans operate as Route A and run midday, Mondays through Thursdays, starting at 10:15 a.m. in Brooklyn and 11:15 in Manhattan. One trip on Route B departs from Manhattan at 9:15 p.m. on these weekdays and makes its final stop in Brooklyn.

“We initiated this pilot program to give students, faculty, and staff more traveling options between the University’s locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn,” said Fred S. Barlow, assistant director of public safety and transportation at the NYU Department of Public Safety. “The schedule takes into consideration the times students and faculty are most likely to need to travel. We hope the shuttle will encourage members of the NYU community to take advantage of the opportunities both at Washington Square and in Downtown Brooklyn, including the School of Engineering, the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and the Media and Games Network (MAGNET).”

The pilot program is in addition to NYU’s overnight Safe Ride shared ride/on demand service that has been available to students traveling between Manhattan and Brooklyn between midnight and 6:30 a.m.

For detailed information on the schedule, visit http://bit.ly/1ibe0iK. For more information on NYU’s Safe Ride Van Service, visit http://bit.ly/MgDeAZ.

Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the world’s foremost research universities and is a member of the selective Association of American Universities. NYU has degree-granting university campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai; has 11 other global academic sites, including London, Paris, Florence, Tel Aviv, Buenos Aires, and Accra; and sends more students to study abroad than any other U.S. college or university. Through its numerous schools and colleges, NYU conducts research and provides education in the arts and sciences, law, medicine, business, dentistry, education, engineering, nursing, the cinematic and performing arts, music and studio arts, public administration, social work, and continuing and professional studies, among other areas.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Polytechnic School of Engineering

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Phil Lentz | (212) 998-6833

NYU Launches Free Shuttle Bus Service Between  Washington Square and Downtown Brooklyn

Search News



NYU In the News

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

A Globalizer for N.Y.U. in Abu Dhabi

The New York Times profiled Bill Bragin who will become the first executive artistic director of NYU Abu Dhabi’s new performing arts center.

Think Tank to Ponder a Future for Ballet

The New York Times profiled Jennifer Homans, the director of NYU’s new Center for Ballet and the Arts.

The Brilliant Ten: Jonathan Viventi Builds Devices That Decode Thoughts

Popular Science named Assistant Bioengineering Professor Jonathan Viventi as one of its “brilliant ten” for his research into brain implants that could one day halt epileptic episodes:

Living and Leaving the Dream: Adrian Cardenas’ Journey from the Major Leagues to College

The New York Times ran a feature on Adrian Cardenas, a former major league baseball player who is now studying philosophy and creating writing at NYU.

NYU Footer