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New York is the city that never sleeps. Check out the below online resources to learn about the latest events around town.

Experience the City

CUarts
The Arts Initiative at Columbia University is dedicated to making arts and culture a meaningful part of every Columbian's experience. Its diverse programs encourage students, faculty, and alumni in all fields to generate, study, and engage the creative life of the campus, the city, and the wider world. (Website: CUarts)

Art by Subway NYC
Developed by TC student Matt Vincent, Art by Subway NYC is a pocket reference for your iPhone or iPod Touch for discovering commissioned artworks within the New York City subway system. This application acts as a guide integrating data feeds supplied by the MTA which are openly available to the public, paired with custom station images photographed by the developer. WiFi is not required so this application can work above and below ground. (Website: Art by Subway NYC)

Online Resources

New York Transit

New York City’s transit system is one of the largest in the world. The city is designed in a grid pattern, and most of the streets are numbered. “Streets” generally run east and west (river to river), and “Avenues” typically run north and south. Keep in mind there are exceptions to every rule.

Subway
The subway line closest to Teachers College is the IRT Broadway-Seventh Ave. local (#1 train). This train makes stops along Broadway between West 242nd Street in the Bronx and South Ferry in Manhattan. Take the #1 train to the 116th St. – Columbia University train station. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the MTA website

Airports
The three major airports in NY are La Guardia, John F. Kennedy, and Newark. Taxi service directly to campus and bus service to midtown Manhattan, is available from all of the airports.

MTA & DOT Service Information
Metro-North Railroad
(212) 532-4900

Long Island Railroad
(718) 217-LIRR

New Jersey Transit
(800) 772-2222

Staten Island Ferry

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