NYC unveils new renderings for highly-anticipated Citywide Ferry System vessels

NYC unveils new renderings for highly-anticipated Citywide Ferry System vessels

Related:Citywide ferry service coming to NYC in summer of 2017

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NYC unveils new storm-resilient dock designs for Citywide Ferry Service

NYC unveils new storm-resilient dock designs for Citywide Ferry Service

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Citywide ferry service coming to NYC in summer of 2017

Citywide ferry service coming to NYC in summer of 2017

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New Astoria ferry service can get you to Manhattan faster than the subway

New Astoria ferry service can get you to Manhattan faster than the subway

Hallet’s Cove in Astoria will be home to a new ferry terminal, the New York City Economic Development Corp. announced June 4. The terminal is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s larger ferry expansion plan, and is slated for 2017. With the addition of be

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Ferry service expansion to new NYC nabes could have you riding a boat to work

Ferry service expansion to new NYC nabes could have you riding a boat to work

If you’ve been jealous of your friends who have the option to take the ferry to work, you may be in for some good news. In his State of the City address yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new plans for expanded ferry service that will offer stops at

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East River Ferry Service to Be Extended Until 2019

East River Ferry Service to Be Extended Until 2019

NYC boat lovers rejoice! It looks like the East River Ferry will continue to serve maritime commuters for at least another five years. Mayor Bloomberg made the announcement that the ferry service, which was previously scheduled to end in June 2014, would

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Don’t Miss Your Last Chance to Ride the Ferry to Red Hook for Free This Year

Don’t Miss Your Last Chance to Ride the Ferry to Red Hook for Free This Year

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Labor Day may have come and gone, but summer’s not over yet! Take advantage of the last days of warm weather by hopping aboard the free ferry to Red Hook, Brooklyn while you still can. The free weekend ferry service

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Expanded Free Ferry Service to Red Hook Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend!

Expanded Free Ferry Service to Red Hook Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend!

Looking for something fun to do this summer in NYC? How about a free ferry ride that also supports a neighborhood that was knocked off its feet after Hurricane Sandy? Mayor Bloomberg joined other city officials this week to announce the launch of a free Red

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Staten Island Ferry to Get a Green Upgrade for 2013

Staten Island Ferry to Get a Green Upgrade for 2013

One ship in the Staten Island Ferry’s fleet will be getting a green facelift for 2013. In a pilot program to help reduce the company’s fuel costs, the Department of Transportation will convert one of the diesel-guzzling ferries to natural gas. The eco-friendly

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New Temporary Ferry Between Rockaways and Manhattan Announced by Mayor Bloomberg and Seastreak

New Temporary Ferry Between Rockaways and Manhattan Announced by Mayor Bloomberg and Seastreak

On Friday, Mayor Bloomberg and Seastreak announced some great news for everyone who has been struggling to travel between the Rockaways and Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy – a new, temporary ferry service between the two locations. The service will begin on

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Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens

Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens

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Thirsty Long Island City-ites will soon be getting a new watering hole – on a boat. The floating bar will reside upon an old ferry in the area’s Anable Basin, and will boast a lively new beer garden for the nabe.

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Bring Your Bike on the East River Ferry for FREE Tomorrow to Summer Streets NYC

Bring Your Bike on the East River Ferry for FREE Tomorrow to Summer Streets NYC

Headed to Summer Streets tomorrow? NY Waterways’ East River Ferry has sent us word that they’ll be waiving the $1 bicycle fee for those traveling to the summer festival this weekend and will also waive it on the following Summer Street Saturday: August 18.

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Take the Ferry to First-Ever Frieze New York Art Fair this Weekend

Take the Ferry to First-Ever Frieze New York Art Fair this Weekend

This May welcomes the prestigious Frieze Art Fair’s first presence on New York City, its main focus is on its hometown of London, which happens every October. The Bloomberg-supported event has taken over Randall’s Island for the weekend, bringing a spirit

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Last Surviving Ellis Island Ferry Transformed Into Historic Houseboat

Last Surviving Ellis Island Ferry Transformed Into Historic Houseboat

Before nestling in the New York harbor as a cozy residence, the Yankee Ferry had a very exciting career spanning over 100 years. Built in 1907, the Yankee was first designed to carry passengers between Portland, Maine and the Calendar Islands in Casco Bay.

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New East River Ferry Service in NYC Starts Today!

New East River Ferry Service in NYC Starts Today!

New York City’s public transportation system is one of the best in the country, if not the world, but the MTA is constantly looking for ways to make it even better and more efficient by adding new and improved elements — like water taxis. NYC officials have

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Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal Greenmarket

Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal Greenmarket

Along with the Bowling Green Greenmarket the southernmost tip of Manhattan is rife with fresh produce and local food. The Staten Island Ferry Greenmarket is actually located inside the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. This makes this year round Greenmarket much

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NYC testing giant tunnel plugs and flexible covers to waterproof subway system

NYC testing giant tunnel plugs and flexible covers to waterproof subway system

Waterproofing the NYC subway system is an important part of efforts to become more climate resilient and prepare for future Superstorm Sandy-type flooding as global warming increases extreme weather events. To prevent another situation similar to the of

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L Train alternatives commuters can turn to during planned 2019 shutdown

L Train alternatives commuters can turn to during planned 2019 shutdown

NYC commuters may be in for a surprise when they hear what city planners have in store for the planned 2019 L Train shutdown, if they haven’t been paying attention to recent news. Proposals for alternative modes of transport have ranged widely, for new

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Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Move over, Brooklyn. Staten Island is now home to a trendy new waterfront community that’s giving the Kingsborough a run for its money. Dubbed Urby, the 900-unit rental complex in Stapleton boasts a unique roster of amenities like a COFFEED, a bodega a

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The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

Related: Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on New Elevated Governors Island Park Made of Recycled Materials

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Designers imagine ‘giant condom’ floating pedestrian tunnel as stopgap for L Train shutdown

Designers imagine ‘giant condom’ floating pedestrian tunnel as stopgap for L Train shutdown

Whatever you did last weekend was probably not as bizarre as what you’re about to read. On Sunday, perhaps while you were brunching it up with your besties, design and architecture incubator the Van Alen Institute hosted the “L Train Charrette” where

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Could this 3.5-mile suspension bridge between NJ and Queens solve some of NYC’s transportation woes?

Could this 3.5-mile suspension bridge between NJ and Queens solve some of NYC’s transportation woes?

A wild new proposal calls for a 3.5-mile suspension bridge running from New Jersey, across Manhattan at 38th and 39th Streets, and into Queens. The Empire State Gateway was designed by a traffic consultant from Delaware who thinks the elevated twin is a

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Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Join the Village Community Boathouse in building a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat at Brooklyn Bridge Park! Named after the Lower Manhattan street that now ends at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, Whitehalls were the water taxis of their day, speedily

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Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus World Trade Center Transportation Hub opens to the public

Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus World Trade Center Transportation Hub opens to the public

With an original anticipated opening of 2007, the megaproject has been slowed by ballooning costs and scandals. Major delays and bad press have unsurprisingly hit Calatrava’s reputation hard. “I have been treated like a dog,” he said to the Wall a

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MTA offers its first-ever green bonds to people who want to invest in the planet

MTA offers its first-ever green bonds to people who want to invest in the planet

The busiest mass transit agency in the country is showing a softer, greener side in hopes of getting more attention from young people. New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced it will issue $500 million in bonds next week, to are

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