Gallery: 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 ferry conversion comes with a $3 million price tag, a large portion of which was funded through a federal government grant.

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