Weekday service will be continued for at least the next 6 weeks to provide additional commuting options for Rockaway residents. Enhanced weekend service, including a new stop, will bring visitors and economic activity to beaches and businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
On Monday, January 21, SeaStreak will operate the normal Rockaway Ferry service with one slight change: The ferries that usually provide the connecting free transfer between Pier 11 and East 34th Street will be running on a modified schedule and therefore not timed to the Rockaway vessels. In order to provide this connection for the Rockaway riders, SeaStreak will be providing a free connecting shuttle bus between Pier 11 and East 34th Street.
Mayor Bloomberg, NYCEDC and Seastreak announced a partnership to provide temporary ferry service between the Rockaways and Manhattan while subway service on that route is suspended. The service begins on Monday, and the fare will be $2 each way.
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