Mount Vernon which is located just north of The Bronx, is accessible from all areas of the New York Metropolitan Region. It borders the Villages of Pelham, Bronxville, Eastchester and the City of Yonkers and its transportation infrastructure is consistent with New York City’s transit system.
Mount Vernon is served by two lines of the Metro North commuter rail road, which has three train stations in the city. Metro North’s Harlem Line, which travels north-south, stops at Mount Vernon West and Fleetwood, both located on the western edge of the City. The New Haven Line, which travels east-west, stops at Mount Vernon East, in the heart of downtown
Both locations are within 5 minutes walking distance of Southside Mount Vernon.
BUSES AND TAXICABS
Petrillo Plaza, adjacent to the Mount Vernon East station in downtown Mount Vernon, is the hub for Westchester’s Bee-Line Bus System service in Mount Vernon. The Mount Vernon’s taxi services operate from Petrillo Plaza as well.
Bee-Line routes serving Mount Vernon are 7, 40, 41, 42, 43, 52, 53, 54, 55, as well as the 91, which operates during the summer.
Two MTA NYC bus routes serve two blocks in Mount Vernon:
- The Bx16 travels to Mundy Lane (S. 11th Ave) between W. 5th Street (Nereid Avenue) and W. Sandford Blvd (Pittman Avenue)
· The FT 6X operates between Mount Vernon and The Bronx via Yonkers