Parking at City College: For students with disabilities who require a parking space as an accommodation, please reference the following Website from Public Safety and review the instructions.
City College's Shuttle Bus Service: The college offers free shuttle service to get to and from the subway.
MTA Access-A-Ride: If you are unable to use accessible mass transit for some or all of your trips, you may be eligible to reserve transportation in advance through MTA Access-A-Ride. There is a designated Access-A-Ride stop on campus, located on Convent Avenue and 138 Street, but when planning your trip, it is best to provide the main address of the campus which is centrally located at 160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031.
Below, you can find pick-up/drop-off points for specific buildings on campus.
|Gate House||150 Convent Avenue|
|Aaron Davis Hall||129 Convent Avenue|
|Baskerville Hall||250 Convent Avenue|
|Compton & Goethals Hall||1619 Amsterdam Avenue|
|Marshak Science Building||181 Convent Avenue|
|Steinman Hall||275 Convent Avenue|
|North Academic Center (NAC)||160 Convent Avenue|
|Shepard Hall||259 Convent Avenue|
|Administration Building||201-221 Convent Avenue|
|Spitzer School of Architecture||141 Convent Avenue|
|Harris Hall||1589 Amsterdam Avenue|
|Wingate Hall||200 Convent Avenue|
|ASRC/CDI||85 St. Nicholas Terrace|
|Store House||506 W 140th Street|
|Alumni House||280 Convent Avenue|
|Daycare Center||119 Convent Avenue|
|The Towers||401 W 130th Street|
Reduced-Fare Metro Card: Go to http://web.mta.info/accessibility/transit.htm#fare for information about who qualifies for Reduced-Fare MetroCards, and access the application here: http://web.mta.info/nyct/fare/pdf/disabled.pdf
The MetroCard Bus and Van Mobile Service Centers: The bus and van make scheduled stops in all five boroughs, bringing MetroCard services to you. At these stops, you can apply for a Reduced-Fare MetroCard, refill your MetroCard, and ask MTA staff questions. See http://web.mta.info/metrocard/mcbus.htm for locations and more information.
Accessible Stations: See http://web.mta.info/accessibility/stations.htm for a list of accessible stations in all boroughs. Check http://web.mta.info/service/ for the latest service notices when planning your travel and http://web.mta.info/mta/eles.html for updated elevator and escalator status at stations. Learn about AutoGate (accessible entry/exit gates) at http://web.mta.info/accessibility/transit.htm#AutoGate.
Accessible Stations Guide: 511 is a voice recognition system that will direct you to a menu or Transit representative. Call 511 to plan travel and check on service status of elevators/escalators.Directions: Call 511. Say “MTA,” then say “Subway and buses.” At that point, you can say different prompts to get the information you need:
- for Elevator/Escalator Status: Say “Current service status,” wait to be transferred, then press 2.
- for Travel Information: Say “Plan a trip,” wait to be transferred, and when prompted, say “Wheelchair accessible travel.”
- for the NYC Transit Office of ADA Compliance: Say “ADA compliance.”
NYC Department of Transporation Mobility Management Resource Guide : This guide provides information on transportation resources, programs, and services for people with disabilities in the New York City region.
Accessible Taxi Service: To book a wheelchair-accessible taxi in NYC, call 311 or 646-599-9999, text a request to 646-400-0789, book online at http://www.accessibledispatch.com/, or use the mobile app WOW Taxi (Wheels on Wheels) for trips departing from Manhattan.
Personal Care Attendants (PCA): PCAs can ride free on all MTA trains, buses, and Access-A-Ride. The customer’s AAR ID must indicate they are allowed to travel with a PCA. The PCA can be a professional or a spouse, child, relative, or friend. See http://web.mta.info/nyct/paratran/guide.htm#attendant for more information.
Service Animals: Service animals who are trained to assist people with disabilities may ride with their owners. They do not require special IDs, collars, or harnesses, though they must be leashed or harnessed. Owners can apply for a service animal identification card: http://web.mta.info/accessibility/Service%20Animal%20ID%20Application%20_REVISION.pdf.
Subway, Bus, and Rail Maps: Maps can be viewed and downloaded at http://web.mta.info/maps/. Maps support the zoom feature to allow for large-print reading.