Commuting Tips You Need To Know Before Moving To Staten Island

Movers in NYC are always moving their customers from one borough to the next every day. Especially to a place like Staten Island. If you take a look at the map, it is the one borough that looks isolated from the rest of the city. The only borough that it connects with the island is Brooklyn. That can be accessible via the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. If you work in Manhattan, that means going through either Brooklyn or New Jersey to get there, right? Well, not if you want to waste time, money, and gas. If you’re moving to Staten Island and work in another part of New York City, you’ll be glad to know that commuting isn’t as difficult as you think. Here are a few commuting tips that every Staten Islander should know about:

  • Take The Ferry: If you work in Manhattan, the quickest and easiest way to get there is by way of the Staten Island Ferry. It is free of charge and best of all, you get to take in the sites of the NYC skyline on your way to work and home. The ride will take 25 minutes. Also, you need to know of the times of when it will leave Staten Island and Manhattan so you’ll have a set schedule that you will follow each day.
  • If You Take The Subway, Go To Brooklyn: The one major con about the Staten Island commute is there is no subway station. The closest subway station will be in the Bay Ridge area of Brooklyn. From there, you can go anywhere you want on the MTA system.
  • You Can Still Take The Bus: Of course, MTA hasn’t completely forgotten about Staten Island. In fact, you can take the bus from Staten Island that travels on the SIM (Staten Island-Manhattan) express routes. If you work in Manhattan but hate the idea of riding the ferry (i.e.–Sea sickness), find a route that runs close to your place of work on the Manhattan side. You can find the schedules for each route on the MTA website.
  • Leave The Car At Home: Did you know that you may have to pay your way out of Staten Island? No joke. You have to pay a toll to hop on the Verrazano Narrows to get out of Staten Island. And getting out by way of New Jersey may be an even bigger problem. Either way, leave the car at home. You can use whatever public transit is available to get you from point A to point B.

Conclusion

Commuting from Staten Island is a challenge. But it’s not impossible to do. You have the best options available at your disposal that will make your commute less of a headache. If you move to Staten Island and need to make your move as less stressful as a daily commute, contact Simply Moving now for all your moving and storage needs.

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