Staten Island Ferry Spirit of America by WikkiCommons.

Biden Administration Announces $220 Million in Grants to Modernize Ferry Systems

12/10/2023 - By Mike Schuler. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced grants totaling $220.2 million to modernize the nation’s ferry systems. These grants, provided through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, aim to expand ferry service in rural communities, facilitate the acquisition of modern ferry boats (including electric… SEE MORE
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New York City Building Hybrid-Electric Public Ferry

4/22/2023 - By Mike Schuler. New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Trust for Governors Island have announced the city’s first public hybrid-electric ferry to operate in New York Harbor. The vessel is designed to transition between battery-only power and battery-assisted hybrid propulsion with diesel backup, reducing CO2 emissions by 600 tons… SEE MORE