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Getting Around New York
Street signs at an intersection of routes through the city
Thanks to the city’s extensive and efficient public transportation system, getting around New York is easy. When traveling by bus or subway, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) website’s Transit Planner can provide maps and directions. Getting around Manhattan is particularly straightforward, as most of the area is laid out in a regular grid pattern. But getting a little bit lost in New York can be a bonus – every block holds interesting discoveries.
Finding your way
Manhattan streets running east-west are numbered – toward ...