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.
Seastreak will operate the hourly ferry service beginning at 5:45 a.m. Monday.
Connecticut commuters may someday have a more relaxing way to get to work – one that doesn’t involve traffic.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says 1 million passengers have ridden ferries across the East River since the service started just over one year ago.
Ferry service at the Hoboken terminal has been running out of a temporary slip for twenty years, after the ferry terminal grew old and rusty, but things changed today.
“We live just up here, and we can’t even open the windows because the fumes are absolutely horrendous,” said resident Daiga Chadha.
Are people paying to cut the line for visiting the 9/11 Memorial?
The State Department believes there are about 600 U.S. citizens along with several thousand dual U.S.-Libyan nationals currently in Libya.
About five minutes into a trip around 9:30 a.m. an engine overheated on a New York Waterway ferry. The crew shut the engine down and called for help.
A 71-year-old man who jumped off a New York-bound SeaStreak Ferry was quickly rescued from the frigid ocean waters by the quick-acting crew.
Four men are accused of selling bogus tickets for ferries that shuttle passengers to and from New York City.
On 9/11, when people wanted out of Manhattan trooped up the west side highway like refugees until they found their escape – by boat.