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Fee Now Applies For Hudson River Ferry Service From Midtown To Downtown

Helena Durst, president of New York Water Taxi, believes the ferry will need 50 riders for each of its three trips every morning and evening for the service to be viable.

05/27/2014

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New Ferry Service Debuts On Hudson River

The New York Water Taxi will run passenger boats from Hudson River park’s Pier 84 at West 44th Street down to Brookfield place at the World Financial Center.

05/19/2014

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Getting Into NYC Is More Than Just A Commute

Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.

02/24/2014

A NY Waterways ferry had difficulty maneuvering through ice on the Hudson River on Jan. 23, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Bitter Cold Impacting Commute By Rail, Road And River

Chopper 2 captured a NY Waterway ferry slow to almost a complete stop as it maneuvered around ice Thursday morning.

01/23/2014

Five people were injured when a ferry struck the wrong pier in Jersey City, N.J. on Nov. 29, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Crewmembers In Jersey City Ferry Mishap Pass Alcohol Tests

The three crewmembers of a ferry boat that hit a pier in Jersey City passed alcohol tests shortly afterward, officials said.

11/30/2013

The Miss New Jersey struck a dock at Liberty Island. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Hurt As Liberty Island Ferry Makes Hard Landing

The ferry, which was taking passengers to the Statue of Liberty, was carrying hundred of passengers when it struck the dock.

08/27/2013

Residents of the Rockaways hold petitions for ferry service on the steps of City Hall - June 28, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Rockaway Residents Petition For Continuation Of Ferry Service

They said it has has been a lifeline for them since supertorm Sandy, according to State Assemblyman Philip Goldfeder.

06/28/2013

Astroland At Coney Island In Final Summer Of Operation

Run A Ferry From Coney Island, Or Prevent Flooding? Neighbors Are Torn

Some neighbors on Coney Island would like to see a ferry connecting the Brooklyn peninsula to Manhattan, but a plan by the city could ensure that it never happens.

06/22/2013

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Kelly Voices ‘Concern’ Over New Statue Of Liberty Security Procedures

Federal officials said visitors will now be screened on Ellis Island. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said the only way to protect the statue is to screen passengers before they get on the ferries.

05/15/2013

Port Jefferson Ferry Terminal April 16, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

L.I. Ferry Terminals Under Heightened Alert Following Boston Blasts

The enhanced security at the ferry terminals was first put into place following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

04/16/2013

A security personnel surveys the damage to the hull of a commuter ferry after it slammed into Pier 11 in lower Manhattan on January 9, 2013. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB: Crew Had No Time To Warn Passengers In Seastreak Ferry Crash

The ferry was carrying 326 passengers from Atlantic Highlands, N.J. before it crashed into Pier 11 on Jan. 9, injuring 85 people.

01/25/2013

Ferry Crash Scene

Injured Passengers Describe Chaotic Scene When Ferry Crashed

There was a massive emergency response to Pier 11 when a ferry headed in from New Jersey hit the shore.

01/09/2013

Ferry Crash Injuries

Getting Ferry Passengers To Hospitals Is Harder In Post-Sandy New York City

Getting the injured to the hospital after the Seastreak Wall Street ferry crash Wednesday was not as easy as it would have been before Superstorm Sandy hit Lower Manhattan last October.

01/09/2013

New York Water Taxi (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NY Water Taxi Offering 500 Free Tickets For Staten Island Commuters

The company said by offering the free service it hopes more people will try it and thereby help it to better gauge the viability of continuing it long term.

12/03/2012

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Rockaways To Get Temporary Ferry Service To Manhattan

Seastreak will operate the hourly ferry service beginning at 5:45 a.m. Monday.

11/09/2012

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