East River Ferry

G Train (credit: CBS 2)

Quinn, Councilmen: Give Commuters Other Options During G Train Repairs

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.

08/17/2013

Mayor Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Quinn and BillyBey Ferry Company announced that the East River Ferry has served one million passengers in just over a year, more than double the initial projection of 409,000 annual riders.
July 16, 2012. (Photo Credit: Edward Reed/Flickr)

Bloomberg, Quinn Mark 1 Million East River Ferry Riders

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says 1 million passengers have ridden ferries across the East River since the service started just over one year ago.

07/16/2012

An East River Ferry boat is seen arriving at Greenpoint - Brooklyn, NY - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

East River Ferry Ridership Strong After Initial Free Period

After two weeks of free rides, East River Ferry officials say their new service from Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan continues to exceed expectations.

06/30/2011

The East River Ferry on Monday, June 13, 2011 (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Commuters In Brooklyn, Queens Can Now Take Ferry Across East River

East River Ferry service will be free until June 24. After that it will cost $4 for a one-way ticket, $12 for an unlimited day pass and $140 for an unlimited monthly pass.

06/13/2011