Ferries

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Citywide Ferry Study 2013

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A blueprint outlining potential expansion of ferry service in New York City that draws on new census data and ridership data from historic and recently implemented ferry services in the city.

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Ferry Policy and Planning in New York City: Considerations for a Five-Borough Ferry System

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A report to inform local stakeholders of best practices and lessons learned from implementing new ferry services within the five boroughs.

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The Destination Red Hook Photo Contest Winner Is...

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Sunday was the Red Hook Ferry's final day of operation for 2013. To commemorate, Fairway Market hosted a photo contest.

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Extension Of Rockaway Ferry Service Through Labor Day

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky today announced that weekday ferry service between the Rockaways and Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan that began in November will continue to operate on its current schedule through Labor Day.

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Weekday Rockaway Ferry Service To Continue, and Enhanced Weekend Service To Begin July 4th

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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.

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Continuation of Weekday Rockaway Ferry Service and Enhanced Weekend Service Beginning July 4th

Weekday ferry service between Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive in the Rockaways and Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan will continue for at least the next six weeks, with the potential to continue the service through Labor Day weekend if ridership remains strong. In addition, beginning July 4th, enhanced weekend service between the Rockaways and Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan will also begin with the addition of one service run in each direction every Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day.

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Mayor Bloomberg And Council Speaker Quinn Announce Expanded Free Red Hook Summer Ferry Service To Launch Memorial Day Weekend

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky today announced the launch of an expanded, free Red Hook Summer Ferry that will operate weekends throughout the summer.

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Expanded, Free Red Hook Summer Ferry to Launch Memorial Day Weekend

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An additional free ferry will run every weekend this summer! The new stop at Van Brunt Street will connect riders to Red Hook businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

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Rockaway Ferry Holiday Modification: January 21

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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.

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Free Parking Available for Rockaway Ferry Service

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Beginning Thursday morning, free parking will be available for residents of the Rockaways taking the new ferry service to Manhattan.

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