map-smThe Center is centrally located off the Whitestone Expressway, close to LaGuardia Airport, and neighboring Flushing, Queens.

Address:
15-30 Petracca Place, Whitestone, NY 11357

From Long Island:

Travel west on LIE, Southern State or Northern State Parkway to Cross Island Parkway North (becomes Whitestone Expressway), exit at 20th Avenue (Exit 15) Go to traffic light and make a right turn onto 20th Avenue – proceed one block to next traffic light and make a right turn onto Petracca Place – go to end of street.

From Westchester:

Travel south on the Hutchinson River Parkway to the Whitestone Bridge to the Whitestone Expressway, exit at 20th Avenue (second exit over bridge) continue on the service road to traffic light and make a right turn onto 20th Avenue – proceed one block to next traffic light and make a right turn onto Petracca Place – go to end of street.

From New York City:

Travel east on the Grand Central Parkway or LIE to Whitestone Expressway, follow signs to the Whitestone Bridge, exit before bridge at 20th Avenue (Exit 15) go to traffic light and make a left turn onto 20th Avenue (cross over Expressway). At the second traffic light, make a right turn onto Petracca Place – go to end of street.

From New Jersey:

Take the George Washington Bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway, follow signs to the Whitestone Bridge into Queens to the Whitestone Expressway. Exit at 20th Avenue (second exit over bridge) continue on the service road to traffic light and make a right turn onto 20th Avenue – proceed one block to next traffic light and make a right turn onto Petracca Place – go to end of street.


Public Transportation:

The Center for Automotive Education and Training can be reached by public transportation in a number of ways. Please see below for your options:

From Manhattan:

• Number 7 Express Train to Main Street, Flushing then the Q20 A bus (on the corner of Main Street and 39th Avenue) to the 20th Avenue stop just one block West of the Whitestone Expressway and head north on Petracca Place to the end of the street.

From Bronx:

• QBx1 to Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing then the Q20 A Bus to the 20th Avenue stop just one block West of the Whitestone Expressway and head north on Petracca Place to the end of the street.

• X32 (Operates only when public schools are open) to the 20th Avenue and Parsons Blvd then head West on 20th Avenue over the Whitestone Expressway and make a right (north) onto Petracca Place and continue to the end of the street.

From Queens:

• QM2 (Starts in Bay Terrace) to Flushing / Whitestone Expressway / Linden Place get off at 14th Avenue and walk to 20th Avenue then head West to the first light, Petracca Place, turn right (north) and walk to the end of the street.

• Number 76 Bus (Runs North and South on Francis Lewis Blvd) to 20th Avenue and get off 1 block West of the Whitestone Expressway and head north on Petracca Place to the end of the street.

• Q44 (Starts in Jamaica with stops on Archer Avenue and Sutphin Blvd) to 20th Avenue at Parsons Blvd then head West to the first light, Petracca Place, turn right (north) and walk to the end of the street.

From Long Island:

• Number 20 Bus (Starts in Hicksville and runs along rte 107 then Northern Blvd) to Main Street, Flushing to the Q20 A to the 20th Avenue stop just one block West of the Whitestone Expressway and head north on Petracca Place to the end of the street.

• Number 21 Bus (Starts at Glen Cove and runs along Northern Blvd) to Main Street, Flushing to the Q20 A to the 20th Avenue stop just one block West of the Whitestone Expressway and head north on Petracca Place to the end of the street.

• LIRR to Jamaica to the Q44 to 20th Avenue and Parsons Blvd then head West on 20th Avenue over the Whitestone Expressway and make a right (north) onto Petracca Place and continue to the end of the street.

• LIRR to Jamaica to the Q20 A Bus to the 20th Avenue stop just one block West of the Whitestone Expressway and head north on Petracca Place to the end of the street.