The ticker tape parade celebrating the New York Giants' Super Bowl victory begins at 11 a.m. today, and the MTA is full of advice about how to get there in time for the show. Pay attention: at least five subway stations will be closed.
The parade will begin at Battery Place and Washington Street and continues northbound up the Canyon of Heroes to Worth Street. The parade will be followed by a ceremony at City Hall Plaza when the Mayor will present the Giants with keys to the city.
NYC Transit will provide regular weekday service throughout the city, although for crowd safety, five stations noted below will be closed, and the NYPD may close some additional subway entrances near the parade.
Beginning at 10 a.m., to prevent overcrowding conditions, trains will not stop at these five stations. Wall Street 4 or 5, City Hall R, Chambers Street A or C, World Trade Center E or Fulton Street 4, 5, A or C.
These five stations are the best way to get to the parade route:
1 to South Ferry
2 or 3 to Wall St or Fulton St
4, 5 or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall
J to Chambers St
R to Rector St
Bus service along Broadway in Lower Manhattan will be detoured. Metro-North is providing six extra trains, one each direction on each of its three main line, the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Lines. The Long Island Rail Road is providing 16 extra trains. Alcoholic beverages will not be permitted on LIRR trains and platforms and at stations all day Tuesday! Ride the LIRR to either Penn Station or Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn.
Traffic at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel is expected to be impacted. The tunnel’s Trinity Place exit in Manhattan will be closed between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. If possible, motorists should avoid driving in Lower Manhattan, and if traveling to the parade take mass transit. Two-way operations at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel will be extended beyond morning rush if necessary.
For updates visit: www.mta.info/nyct/service/events/Giants.htm