Move the pin around to set your origin. Click a spot on the map to set your destination. Areas in blue-green are quickest to access via transit. Areas in yellow take the longest. Use the arrows to explore more features.

New York City transportation accessibility

Here's a rush-hour commute from Ridgewood into midtown Manhattan using only subway options and no transfers.

New York City transportation accessibility

If you're willing to make a transfer, you can get to more places, faster.

New York City transportation accessibility

When you add buses to the mix, you can get to even more places.

New York City transportation accessibility

For some trips, buses provide a faster, more direct option. Areas in blue are easier to get to from south Williamsburg using a bus than only using the subway.

New York City transportation accessibility

Areas in blue are more accessible from Williamsburg. Orange areas are more accessible from Fort Greene.

New York City transportation accessibility

Areas in red would be harder to get to from Williamsburg without the L train. Move the blue pin to see how the L train shutdown will affect your access.

New York City transportation accessibility


Via sidewalklabs.com


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