NYC Ferry Service To Expand to Staten Island, Coney Island, the West Side of Manhattan, and the East Bronx
The City of New York is expanding NYC Ferry service to serve more waterfront communities where neighborhoods are growing and job centers are burgeoning.
The commuter ferry service will include a new route from Staten Island to Lower Manhattan and the West Side of Manhattan, a new route from Coney Island to Lower Manhattan, and a new landing in the Throgs Neck section of the Bronx. In addition, a new stop at the Brooklyn Navy Yard will be added to the Astoria Route.
In the summers of 2017 and 2018, NYCEDC launched the East River, Rockaway, South Brooklyn, Astoria, Lower East Side and Soundview Routes. For more information on ridership, please visit NYC Ferry Reports & Statistics
The service expansion will include:
· Launch of the St. George Route in 2021: St. George, Battery Park City/Vesey Street, Midtown West (W. 39thStreet/Pier 79)
· Launch of the Coney Island Route in 2021: Coney Island, Bay Ridge, Wall Street/Pier 11
· Extension of the Soundview Route in 2021: Throgs Neck/Ferry Point Park, Soundview/Clason Point, East 90th Street, Midtown East/E. 34th Street, Wall Street/Pier 11
· Modification of the South Brooklyn Route in 2021: The South Brooklyn Route will be reconfigured to commence from Sunset Park/Brooklyn Army Terminal instead of Bay Ridge, which will be added to the new Coney Island Route.