Weather Alert  

AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...and Suffolk. from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an Air Quality Index value of 100 for the pollutant of Ground Level Ozone . The Air Quality Index...or AQI...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the AQI value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York State Department of Health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.

Take the Train to the Game to Catch the Yankees in 2014!

LongIsland.com

Subway, Metro-North and Buses Provide Direct Service to All Yankees Home Games.

Print Email
New York, NY - March 24, 2014 - It may be cold and snowy this March, but the surest sign of spring is here: The New York Yankees are about to play ball, with a home opener scheduled for Monday, April 7. All season long, getting to the stadium is stress free when you ride the subway, Metro-North Railroad, or MTA buses. Here are details of game-day service.
 
New York City Subway
The subway’s 161 St-Yankee Stadium station, with service on the B, D and 4 lines, is right in front of the stadium at the corner of 161st Street and River Avenue. No matter when a game is being played, you can always take the 4 train. Or, you can take the B or D trains based on the following schedule.
B & D Service from Manhattan
Game Time Northbound to the Game Southbound from the Game
Weekday - 7:05 p.m. Use the B (arriving at the stadium between 4:15 and 6:55 p.m., otherwise use the D) Use the D
Weekday - 1:05 p.m. Use the D The D stops at the stadium until 4:05 p.m.; after 4:05, the B and the D both stop at the stadium.
Weekend - any time   Use the D
 
B & D Service from the Bronx

 

Day/Time Southbound to the Game Northbound from the Game
Weekday - 7:05 p.m. The B and the D both stop at the stadium. Use the D
Weekday - 1:05 p.m. Use the D The D stops at the stadium until 4:15 p.m.; thereafter it’s the B.
Weekend - any time   Use the D

 

Metro-North Railroad
Metro-North’s Yankees-E. 153rd Street Station is a short walk from the stadium. Metro-North provides direct service to all games via the Hudson Line. And for all weeknight and weekend games, Metro-North also provides special direct service from the New Haven Line and the Harlem Line. Special game trains on all three lines are timed to let fans arrive for the first pitch and depart for a leisurely walk to the train station after the last out. The railroad also provides shuttle service to the stadium from Grand Central Terminal and Harlem-125th Street every 20 minutes before, during and after all games.
 
Buses
The Bx6 and Bx13 both stop right in front of the stadium at E. 161st Street and River Avenue. In addition, the Bx1 and Bx2 both stop at E. 161st Street and the Grand Concourse, a three-block walk to the stadium. (Click on the links for route maps and real-time bus locations through MTA Bus Time™.)
 
The BxM4 express bus also stops at 161st Street and the Grand Concourse, three blocks from the stadium. The bus provides half-hourly service to weeknight games and hourly service at other times. After the game, the bus stops hourly at 158th Street and the Grand Concourse. Real-time bus locations are available using text messaging, smartphones or tablets through MTA Bus Time™, or through third party apps. The standard express bus fare is $6.00, payable with a pay-per-ride MetroCard, Express Bus Plus MetroCard, or coins.