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Map: How De Blasio’s Expanded Ferry System Will Connect The Boroughs

Local elected officials praised Mayor Bill de Blasio's $55 million plan to expand the city's ferry system - including stops in Bay Ridge, Sunset Park,...

Map: How De Blasio’s Expanded Ferry System Will Connect The Boroughs

  Local elected officials praised Mayor Bill de Blasio's $55 million plan to expand the city's ferry system - including stops in Bay Ridge, Sunset Park,...

Gentile And Quaglione Square Off In First Debate

Councilman Vincent Gentile (D) faced off against challenger John Quaglione (R) in their first debate in the race for the 43rd District of the City...

Why We Need A Transit Center Near The Brooklyn Army Terminal...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, in Part 1, we started to discuss the Brooklyn Army Terminal as a major transportation hub and I got sidetracked...

Why We Need A Transit Center Near The Brooklyn Army Terminal...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, we discussed the Rockaway Ferry to lower Manhattan, which now also stops at the Brooklyn Army Terminal due to the closure...

An Alternative To The Montague Street Tunnel Closure You May Not...

THE COMMUTE: If you ride the subways daily to lower Manhattan, you already know about the closure of the Montague Street tunnel, since the...

The Ferries Of The Rockaway Boat Lines

If television has taught me anything, it is that one should be wary of any "three hour tours" unless you don't mind getting stranded...

Ferry Service Extended Through January

The new emergency ferry service, put in place as the R-train link to Manhattan is being repaired, has been extended past its Labor Day...

Want To Keep The Sunset Park Ferry? Transit Advocates Say You...

The 58th Street Ferry launched into service today and transit advocates are praying that enough people use it. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting...

58th Street Ferry To Return To Sunset Park – Will You...

With more than 14 months of construction expected on the damaged R train link connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan, commuters were expecting a nightmare of...

Weiner Proposes Expanded Ferry Service Citywide, Including Sheepshead Bay

Capital New York is reporting that Anthony Weiner has proposed a slew of ferry service ideas in an attempt to steal the issue from...

Gentile Wants To Substitute Ferry Service For Disrupted R-Train Riders

Councilman Vincent Gentile wants to spare thousands of R train riders from having to make a hustle transfer at the Barclays Center/Atlantic Avenue station over...

A Hodgepodge Of Transit Events

THE COMMUTE: This past week, transit news focused on what seemed like a series of unrelated events — most notably the resumption of Rockaway...

Staten Islanders Get All The Breaks: Verrazano Tolls To Be Reduced...

When the MTA released its city fare hike plan, we all grumbled. MetroCards and bridge tolls shot up for like the millionth time in...

Gentile Supports Returning, Expanding Southern Brooklyn Ferry

Councilman Vincent Gentile put out a press release yesterday commending Borough President Marty Markowitz for proposing the return and expansion of ferry service to...