Registration Opens June 3rd
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Getting to Governors Island, New York City (10 South St, New York NY 10004)
The NYC Volkswagen Traffic Jam is held at Colonel' Row on Governors Island. Governors Island is only accessible via ferry. Colonel Row is about a 1/4 of a mile from the ferry dock on Governors Island. You can bring your bike to the island or rent a bike while there. You can also walk, of course!
The Governors Island Ferry is FREE for to the public, spectators, pedestrians etc. and departs from Lower Manhattan at the historic Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry. This is the departure ferry for all show cars as well.
Spectators please note that ferry service on show day also runs from Brooklyn in various locations, and also from Queens. (No show cars on these ferries.) Visit the Governors Island website to access all pedestrian ferry schedules.
Subway Directions to Lower Manhattan Ferry (Battery Maritime Building)
Take the 1 or 9 train to: South Ferry Station
Take the 4 or 5 train to: Bowling Green station
Take the R or W to: Whitehall St. Station
Driving directions to Lower Manhattan Ferry (Battery Maritime Building)
Only registered show vehicles are allowed on the island on show day. For all other vehicles, there is garage parking across the street from the Battery Maritime Building, at 1 New York Plaza, for a fee.