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Encyclopedia > George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal

The George Washington Bridge Bus Station is a commuter bus terminal located at the Manhattan end of the George Washington Bridge in Washington Heights. The station is built over the Trans-Manhattan Expressway (Interstate 95) between 178th and 179th Streets and Fort Washington and Wadsworth Avenues and features direct bus ramps on and off the upper level of the bridge. Manhattan is an island bordering the lower Hudson River. ... The George Washington Bridge The George Washington Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Hudson River, connecting the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan Island in New York City to Fort Lee, New Jersey. ... Washington Heights, affectionately known as The Heights, is a New York City neighborhood. ... Interstate 95 or (I-95) is an interstate highway that runs 1907 miles (3070 kilometers) north and south along the eastern United States coast. ...

  • Commuter bus platforms are located on an upper level. Service is provided by New Jersey Transit, Red & Tan Lines and several other bus operators. As of 2005, there is also long distance bus service to Florida.
  • Local buses stop at a lower level and on the streets outside the station. Local service includes:
    • M98 (inside the station)
    • M4, M5, M100 and BX7 (outside the station)
    • BX3, BX11, BX13, BX36 and BX35 (on streets nearby). The BX13 services Yankee Stadium
  • The first floor has shops and a waiting area.

The bus station is owned and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. On a typical weekday, about 15,000 passengers on some 730 buses use the bus station. The building was the first work built in the United States by the Italian engineer-architect Pier Luigi Nervi and opened on January 17, 1963. New Jersey Transit Arrow III at West Windsor, NJ Hudson-Bergen Light Rail vehicle at 2nd Street station New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... State nickname: Sunshine State, Everglade State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... A 1941 view of a sign for the Eighth Avenue Subway The Eighth Avenue Line is the original rapid transit line of the Independent Subway System (IND), now run by the New York City Transit Authority as part of the New York City Subway system. ... The New York City Subway is a large rapid transit system in New York City, New York, United States. ... The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state agency (operated pursuant to an interstate compact) that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure including the bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports within the New York-New Jersey Port District. ... An engineer may be someone who practices the engineering profession, or the driver of a rail locomotive. ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect is a person involved in the art of planning, designing and overseeing the construction of buildings, or more generally, the designer of a scheme or plan. ... Pier Luigi Nervi (June 21, 1891 - January 9, 1979) was an Italian architect and engineer. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

External links

  • GW Bridge Bus Station home page (http://www.panynj.gov/tbt/gwbframe.HTM)
  • Aerial view of the station and GW Bridge (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=New+York,NY+10033&ll=40.84961414337158,-73.94350290298462&spn=0.01474142074584961,0.018088817596435547&t=k&hl=en)

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