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Call 911 to report the use of hoverboards.

Hoverboards are motorized self-balancing scooters. They are illegal in New York State since they are considered motor vehicles that cannot be registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Hoverboards on Public Transportation

Hoverboards are not allowed on the following modes of transportation, stations, or platforms in New York City:

  • Trains
  • Buses
  • Subway stations
  • City Buses
  • Long Island Rail Road
  • Metro-North Railroad
  • Staten Island Railway
  • Access-A-Ride

Visit the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) website for more information.

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