Transportation

NEWS

Though Others Failed, New East River Ferries Are a Hit

 |  Source: New York Times

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Whitehall Ferry Terminal

NYCEDC completed capital improvements on the Whitehall Ferry Terminal in New York City’s Lower Manhattan area.

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NYCruise Terminals

With millions of dollars spent renovating the Manhattan Cruise Terminal at Pier 88 and Pier 90 plus millions spent to build and complete the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in 2006, the NYCruise Terminals have become premiere ports of call.

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St. George Ferry Terminal

In 2005, this well-traveled link between Staten Island and Manhattan was infused with new energy when the City of New York unveiled the upgraded St. George Ferry Terminal, a $130 million renovation project administered by NYCEDC.

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Jamaica Infrastructure Projects

Jamaica, where Queens meets the world, is primed for extensive redevelopment. The area’s vast transportation network, including the AirTrain and the Long Island Rail Road, will be leveraged to create a mixed-use central business district around the Jamaica Station complex, which will include millions of square feet of commercial space, residential units, and retail.

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East River Ferry Service

The former East River route has transitioned to the new, expanded NYC Ferry Service featuring lower fares ($2.75 per ride), onboard concessions, new boats, and more.