Water Mass Transit

Ferry transit once connected our entire region. What’s the right formula to bring it all back again? Are there ferry routes that are economically stable without government subsidies? Are there routes that must have government subsidies? What is the underlying rationale for water transit -- Commutation? Emergency egress? Tourism and recreation? To download a copy of the presentations for the Water Mass Transit panel, click on this link: Water Mass Transit Panel Presentations Moderator: Kent Barwick, President Emeritus Municipal Arts Society

  • Rex Asiedo, New York City Office of Emergency Management
  • Paula Berry, NYC & Co.
  • Carter Craft, Outside New York
  • Tom Fox, New York Water Taxi
  • David Hopkins, NYC Economic Development Corporation
  • Pierre Vilain, HDR

The Economics and Rationale for Water Mass Transit


The Economics and Rationale for Water Mass Transit (2 of 2)

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