Mayor de Blasio announced yesterday that the expanded ferry system will launch in New York City as soon as Summer 2017. The new system will be operated by Hornblower, Inc., and will only cost riders $2.75 a ride—compared to the current charge of $4 on weekdays and $6 on weekends. 430 more words
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Sometimes a problem sticks around for so long that people simply accept it as a fact of life. For residents who live near the East River, like those on the east side of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village as well as Waterside Plaza, one major problem for many years has been a lack of access to public transit, specifically the subway. 229 more words
By Maria Rocha-Buschel
Then plan for an expansion of ferry service that will include a stop at Stuyvesant Cove Park has been met by mostly positive responses from Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village residents. 966 more words
If you’re looking for a long, relatively uninterrupted ride along the river, the Hudson River Greenway is your friend.
Of course, as with any place in New York City, you have to time it so you encounter the least number of human “road” blocks. 605 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A ferry experienced a hard landing at the East River pier at Wall Street late Wednesday afternoon, leaving multiple people with minor injuries. 157 more words