Regional Ferry Service

How will we move towards a regional water transit authority?

This panel discussed the policy rationale for ferry service and ways to improve and preserve regional ferry service. The workshop examined the viability of markets, the economic benefits and costs of ferry service, the need for integrating ferry service with emergency response, and the need for government to prioritize a wide range of infrastructure improvements for ferry service. Speakers from other parts of the country including the San Francisco Bay Area led the discussion, sharing their experiences on overcoming the challenges of developing one of the nation's preeminent ferry systems.

This panel featured:

Moderator

  • Pierre Vilain, HDR Inc.

Featured Panelists:

  • Ian Austin, URS Corporation, San Francisco
  • Genevieve Boehm-Clifton, New Jersey Department of Transportation
  • Janet Cox, Port Authority of NY/NJ
  • John Sindzinski, San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority
  • William Wheeler, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Madelyn Wils, NYC Economic Development Corporation

Read a detailed summary of the Regional Ferry Service panel

Part I: Regional Ferry Service (1 of 2)

Regional Ferry Service (1 of 2) by MetroWaterfront

Part II: Regional Ferry Service (2 of 2)

Regional Ferry Service (2 of 2) by MetroWaterfront

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