NYC & Company runs www.nycgo.com which offers awealth of free information.
Downtown -- For those New Yorkers who live Uptown, lower Manhattan is practically a different planet, but one which has much to offer. The website for the Alliance for Downtown New York (www.downtownny.com), updated daily, is a trusty source to keep abreast on new developments and exciting downtown events.
For Bus & Subway Information -- For additional transit information, go to the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s MTA/New York City Transit’s website www.mta.info. It is surprisingly good. Riders with disabilities should direct inquiries to tel. 718/596-8585; hearing-impaired riders can call tel. 718/596-8273. For MetroCard information, call tel. 718/330-1234, or go online to www.mta.info/metrocard.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.