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Brooklyn Expo Center / Greenpoint

Brooklyn Expo Center
72 Noble Street
Brooklyn NY 11222


GETTING TO THE VENUE:

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Driving Directions
Parking
Car Services
By Subway
By Bus
By Boat
By Bike
Handicapped Accessibility
Traveling via Public Transportation with Pets

   The Brooklyn Expo Center is located in Greenpoint, the northernmost neighborhood of Brooklyn and bordered on the southwest by Williamsburg, on the southeast by the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, on the north by Long Island City at the Pulaski Bridge, and on the west by the East River.

DRIVING

   For maps and driving directions coming from the Lincoln Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Palisades, Garden State Parkway, Holland Tunnel, the Queens Midtown Tunnel, The Williamsburg Bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge, the 59th Street Bridge, points in Long Island, click here.

PARKING

Please note that street parking around the venue is available, but it’s very limited.

Please note that designated handicapped parking is unavailable at the venue. However, there is a designated handicapped drop-off/pick-up zone right next to the Noble Street entry doors of the NY Pet Expo. There will be signage directing you to this area.

unnamedIf you’re driving to the Brooklyn Pet Expo, we recommend reserving parking in advance with ParkWhiz.

ParkWhiz is a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking at up to 50% off drive-up parking rates. When you book with ParkWhiz, your spot is guaranteed . Just tell them where you want to go and they'll show you the closest spots and available discounted rates for your date and time.

Download the ParkWhiz iPhone /Android App or visit the Brooklyn Expo Center ParkWhiz Parking Page to find and reserve your parking spot today at a great price. Plus when you book your parking in advance using the ParkWhiz App, you’ll access exclusive mobile-only discounts!

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ParkWhiz guarantees that you’re getting the best rate . If you find a better price (same date, same time, same address), they’ll refund you the difference - no questions asked.

Have questions? Give ParkWhiz a call at (888) 472-7594 (7AM to 8PM EST, daily), send them an email , or visit their website’s FAQ and Support page.

CAR SERVICES

UBER

UBER connect passengers with willing drivers. The way it works is pretty simple: A passenger calls for a car with a smartphone running the Uber app. An Uber driver is called to the passenger’s location, who then takes the passenger to their destination. No cash is exchanged (payment is taken automatically from the passenger’s debit or credit card) and no tip is required. You can even estimate your entire fare in advance. For more information, call (866) 576-1039 or click here to download the UBER iPhone /Android App.

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NYC Yellow Taxis

Cabs are available when the numbers on the roof are lit, can be hailed on the street, accept cash and credit/debit cards, and are required to take you to any destination within the metropolitan area. For more information or to schedule a cab ride, call (800) 609-8731.

Boro Taxis

Apple green cabs that can be street-hailed throughout the five boroughs. Drivers can be dispatched to pick up in northern Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island and at the airports. Metered fares are the same as for yellow taxis. For more information or to schedule a cab ride, call (718) 578-4588.

BY SUBWAY

Click here for the NYC Subway Map and click here from your Android, iPhone, iPad or PDA browser to get tools on the go or click here for a customized MTA online trip planner. The MTA routes below are your best bet to reach the NY Pet Expo via train or subway:

The E Train (8th Avenue Local) runs from the World Trade Center, up 8th Avenue, stopping at Penn Station (LIRR, NJ Transit and Amtrak), and Port Authority Bus Terminal to Court Square in Long Island City. You can also connect with the G Train stopping at Greenpoint Avenue.

The 7 Line (Flushing Local) runs from Times Square (42nd Street), stopping at Grand Central Terminal (Metro North Trains connect here), and onto Court Square in Long Island City. You can also connect with the G Train stopping at Greenpoint Avenue.

Take the G Train (green line, Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Local) from Court Square in Long Island City to Greenpoint Avenue or crosstown thru Brooklyn from Church Avenue. To walk to the venue from the subway: Go south on Manhattan Avenue towards Kent Street and turn right onto Noble Street (8 minutes).

Take the L Train (grey line, 14th Street-Canarsie Local) to Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn. To walk to the venue from Bedford Avenue: Go NW on N 7th Street towards Bedford Avenue. Turn right onto Kent Avenue, left onto Franklin Street, left onto Noble Street (19 minutes).

BY BUS

The Greenpoint/Williamsburg area is served by the B24, B32, B43, B48 and B62 New York City Bus routes. Click here for a map of all MTA bus routes.

New Jersey Transit (NJT) services bus routes into and out of the Port Authority and the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminals. Click here for parking and station locations.

BY BOAT

Click here for the East River Ferry Route Map .

NY Waterway operates service to points along the East River from its India Street ferry slip, a few blocks away from the venue to various points in Manhattan. NY Waterway offers a free connecting bus service which operates out of the East 34th Street terminal (35th Street & FDR Drive), going west to 6th Avenue, north on 6th Avenue to East 48th Street, then east to Lexington Avenue, returning to the 34th Street terminal. For more information, including daily schedules, click here .

 

BY BIKE

 

Citi Bike : Citi Bike is the nation's largest bike share program, with 8,000 bikes and 500 stations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Jersey City. It was designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, and it’s a fun and affordable way to get around town. The closest CitiBike bike return is located at the Wythe Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue corner. For more information about Citi Bike,click here .

Traveling on the MTA with bikes : Bicycles are permitted on Subway trains at all times. Folding bicycles are permitted aboard local and limited buses at all times. Please fold your bike before boarding and don’t block the aisle or doors. Folding bikes are not allowed on express buses. All other bicycles are prohibited on MTA buses. Click here for more information the MTA’s Bike & Ride Program .

Traveling on NJ Transit with bikes : NJ TRANSIT supports and encourages bicycle access to its terminals, facilities and services by providing accommodations for customers using bicycles to the greatest extent possible. There is no extra charge for bicycles brought aboard NJ TRANSIT vehicles, access is allowed from all station platforms, and permits are not required.

Click here for more information about NJ TRANSITS Bike Aboard Program .
 

HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBILITY

The Brooklyn Expo Center’s entries, exits, and restrooms are handicapped-accessible.

Please note that designated handicapped parking is unavailable at the venue. However, there is a designated handicapped drop-off/pick-up zone right next to the Noble Street entry doors of the NY Pet Expo. There will be signage directing you to this area.

Handicapped-accessible transportation options via MTA: The MTA network has more than 110 accessible subway and commuter rail stations. These stations have features that improve accessibility for customers with visual, hearing, and mobility disabilities, as specified by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Their features include:

   elevators or ramps

   handrails on ramps and stairs

   large-print and tactile-Braille signs

   audio and visual information systems

   accessible station booth windows

   accessible MetroCard® Vending Machines

   accessible service entry gates at subway stations

   platform-edge warning strips

   platform gap modifications or bridge plates to reduce or eliminate the gap between trains and platforms

   telephones at an accessible height with volume control, and text telephones (TTYs)

   accessible restrooms at commuter rail stations with restrooms (not all station buildings have restrooms)

   The MTA network also has more than 120 additional subway and commuter rail stations that have elevators and/or ramps to provide wheelchair access. In some stations, ramps constructed prior to the adoption of the ADA Accessibility Guidelines may not meet current ADA standards for slope, landing and handrail requirements. On commuter rail lines, some ticket offices and restrooms are not accessible by wheelchair.

   Special discount fares are available for senior citizens 62 years of age or older and people with disabilities for MTA subways, buses, and commuter railroads.

   The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires public transportation systems to offer ADA paratransit service to individuals who are unable to use local bus service as a result of their disability. Access-A-Ride is a curb-to-curb public transportation service developed by the MTA to comply with ADA regulations and is comparable to the MTA’s local fixed route bus system. Visit the MTA's Access-A-Ride Link page or call (877) 337-2017 for more information.

   If you need assistance or an accommodation with any of the MTA’s services (including exact locations for accessible boarding areas, stations with elevators, and arrival gates), please call 511, the New York State transit and traffic line or TTY 711. Operator assistance is available from 6:00AM to 5:00PM daily, automated information is available 24/7.

   Handicapped-accessible transportation options via NJ Transit: NJ TRANSIT's bus fleet is 100% handicapped-accessible with bus lifts or ramps. All buses have state-of-the art securement systems to secure customers' mobility devices. It's required that mobility devices be secured. The operator will assist you with the mobility device securements and the optional lap/shoulder belts as requested. 

   The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires public transportation systems to offer ADA paratransit service to individuals who are unable to use local bus service as a result of their disability. Access Link is a curb-to-curb public transportation service developed by NJT to comply with ADA regulations and is comparable to the NJT local fixed route bus system. Visit NJT’s Access Link page or call (800) 955-2321 for more information.

   Special discount fares are available for senior citizens 62 years of age or older and people with disabilities; caregivers or personal assistants can accompany the seniors and the handicapped at no cost. You don't need to be a New Jersey resident to be eligible for the program either. For more information, please contact their Reduced Fare Office at (973) 491-7112.

   If you need assistance or an accommodation with any of NJT's services (including exact locations for accessible boarding areas and arrival gates), please call (973) 275-5555 or TTY (800) 772-2287. Operator assistance is available from 8:30AM to 5:00PM daily, automated information is available 24/7. 

   TRAVELING VIA PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WITH PETS 

   MTA Pet Policy: Small domestic pets are permitted on the subway and on buses of New York City Transit and MTA Buses only when they are carried in kennels or similar containers that can be accommodated by you on your lap without annoyance to other passengers. No part of the animal may protrude from the container and pets should not occupy seats. Service animals properly harnessed and accompanying people with disabilities are always welcome in MTA's network.

   NJ Transit Pet Policy: Only service animals accompanying customers with disabilities or their trainers, police dogs, and small pets in carry-on travel cages are allowed on-board NJ TRANSIT trains or buses.

   NY Waterway: Only service animals accompanying customers with disabilities or their trainers, police dogs, and small pets in carry-on travel cages are allowed on-board NY Waterway ferries and boats.

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