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Syracuse the county seat of Onondaga County. It is the fourth most populous metropolitan city in the state of New York. At the 2010 census, the city population was 145,170, and its metropolitan area had a population of 732,117.
Syracuse is the economic and educational hub of Central New York, a region with over a million inhabitants. Syracuse is also well-provided with convention sites, with a downtown convention complex and, directly west of the city, the Empire Expo Center, which hosts the annual Great New York State Fair. Syracuse was named after the original Syracuse (Siracusa in Italian), a city on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily.
Major Roadways in Syracuse
Four Interstate Highways run through the Syracuse area:
Interstate 81 runs north-south through Syracuse, and provides access to Canada, Pennsylvania and points south.
Interstate 90 (Seattle to Boston), also known as the New York State Thruway, runs east-west, just north of the city. It is a toll highway that provides access to Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, and the north-south (Interstate 87) part of the Thruway which leads to New York City.
Interstate 690 runs east-west through the city, and provides access to Interstate 90, as well as to Syracuse's northwestern and eastern suburbs. A spur off I-690 directly west of the city, NY 695, provides freeway access to the southwestern suburbs. It meets Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse in a highly complex and incomplete intersection.
Interstate 481 forms an eastern loop around the city and continues to the northwest as NY 481 to Fulton and Oswego, on the shore of Lake Ontario.
Other Transportation in Syracuse
Syracuse is served by the Central New York Regional Transportation Authority, or CNYRTA. The CNYRTA operates bus service in Syracuse and its suburbs, as well as to outlying metropolitan area cities such as Auburn, Fulton, and Oswego.
The city lies on Amtrak's Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited, and Maple Leaf lines. The Empire Service runs several times daily from Niagara Falls to New York Penn Station, with major stops in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, and Albany along the way.
The Lake Shore Limited connects Syracuse to the same cities as above (except Niagara Falls), but continues westward from Buffalo to Chicago via Cleveland and Toledo, and eastward to Boston.
Also completing one roundtrip a day, the Maple Leaf follows the path of the Empire Service train, but continues to Toronto.
Greyhound Lines and Trailways provide long-distance bus service. Both also use the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center located in the northern area of the city.
Syracuse is served by the Syracuse Hancock International Airport in nearby Salina. The airport is served by 6 major airlines, which provide non-stop flights to destinations as far away as Minneapolis, as well as several daily flights to other important airline hubs and business centers such as Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, and Detroit, and 147 foreign cities from 87 different countries. Cargo carriers FedEx and UPS also serve the airport. New York City can be reached in under an hour flight.
Major Hospitals and Medical Centers in Syracuse
If you are searching for someone who was injured in an accident in Syracuse, there is a good chance they were taken to one of the following locations for medical treatment:
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Where to find legal assistance after a Syracuse injury accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a New York injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is injured or killed in a collision, a New York accident lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery.