New York & New Jersey Subway Map

New York Subway Map with New Jersey transit systems, including Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, NY Waterway ferry, & PATH, by Stewart Mader.

The New York & New Jersey Subway Map includes all rapid transit services, regardless of operator, just like maps in Berlin, London, Philadelphia, Tokyo, and other global cities. It is based on the design of the official New York Subway Map, which influences the transit choices of over 2.4 billion riders, but doesn’t include all transit options that serve the city and its immediate environs. Comprehensive transit maps, apps, and websites are essential to the transit user experience, because they frame how we think about getting around, and can influence whether we choose transit, which can reduce stress, ease congestion and pollution, and increase safety for everyone.

What’s on the Map?

Closeup look at design of the New York & New Jersey Subway Map

The New York & New Jersey Subway Map is based on the design of the official New York Subway Map, and expands it to include transit services that connect the growing urban population just across the Hudson River.

The map has been featured by CityMetric and its podcast Skylines, Gothamist, hMAG,, Patch, Reddit, Transitism, and Transit Maps, and received the endorsement of the mayors of Hoboken and Jersey City.

I interviewed transit riders in New York’s Fulton Center subway station about the New York & New Jersey Subway Map.

In 2014, I made the case for a New York & New Jersey transit map to the MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission.

Historically, geographically, and commercially New York and the industrial district in the northern part of the state of New Jersey constitute a single community. –Interstate Commerce Commission

  1. Will the Maryland Purple Line Appear on the Washington DC Metrorail Map?: […] Subway NY NJ proposes more prominently displaying ‘New York’s second subway”–PATH to New Jersey–on the NYC Subway map, for a more complete map of transit in the NY & NJ urban core. In the Washington DC metro area, a similar issue will soon be under consideration: whether to include the Maryland Purple Line on the Washington DC Metrorail Map. The Maryland Purple Line is a proposed 16-mile light rail line that would link Bethesda and New Carrolton, with connections to the Washington DC Metrorail Red, Green, and Orange lines. As the line moves closer to construction, Greater Greater Washington contributor Peter Dovak asks Will the Purple Line appear on the Metro map? […]