The neighborhood of Rikers Island is part of the city of New York, New York.
Rikers Island is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Greenery is not very prominent in this part of New York; but residents will be able to access green spaces in nearby areas outside of the neighborhood.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in this area. With respect to food, doing one's groceries usually demands the use of a vehicle in Rikers Island.
Traveling by car is very convenient in this neighborhood. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, residents using public transit may find few options in this part of New York due to the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are near a bus stop. This part of the city is not very appropriate for cycling as there are few bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of slopes. Walking is also not very convenient for home buyers in Rikers Island because very few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.