You can drive to Roosevelt Island via the Roosevelt Island Bridge, which can be accessed at 36th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard in Queens.

For detailed info on island street parking go to Parking Rules & Regulations

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Visitor parking is available at the Motorgate parking garage and metered short-term parking is available on Main Street.

Motorgate is the central parking facility on the Island. It is open 24 hours a day and accessible via the first right hand turn after coming across the Roosevelt Island Bridge.

The garage is managed by SP+ Corporation and can be found at: 

688 Main Street
Roosevelt Island, NY 10044 
Phone: 212-832-4585

Email Motorgate


Motorgate Daily Rates

NYC Parking Tax - 18.75% (included)
Time Cost
Up to 1 hour
Up to 2 hours
Up to 3 hours
Up to 10 hours
Maximum 24 hours

Motorgate Monthly Rates

NYC Parking Tax - 18.75% (included)
Type Cost
Residents $219.60
Non-Residents $350
Resident Reserved   $264.59
Non-Resident Reserved $388.77
Senior Citizen (Residents Only) $125
Handicap $125
Activation Fee $25