Manhattan is New York City's hotspot for culture, commerce and entertainment. Many people in Staten Island commute to Manhattan to work, and others may want to frequent the borough for its many attractions. There are several ways to reach Manhattan from Staten Island, and some may be more convenient than others, depending on where you live.
The Staten Island Railway
Staten Island is the only borough in New York that is not connected to the New York subway system. However, the Staten Island Railway is included on official New York City subway maps, and riders can get a free transfer from the railway to the subway lines.
The railway is not connected directly to the subway; rather it runs from the southwestern tip of the island in Tottenville to…