Take a Sneak Peek at Citywide Ferry Designs

June 17, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe


Mayor Bill de Blasio, Hornblower Cruises & Events, and NYCEDC president Maria Torres-Springer yesterday released a sneak peek into the designs of the vessels that will be used for New York City’s history making new Citywide Ferry service.

The designs show all the exciting features that the ferries will have including charging stations, concessions, Wi-Fi, space for bicycles and much more.

The ferry service will provide passengers with a completely modern transport experience. For those who weren’t already excited at the prospect …

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Construction for Citywide Ferry Service Landings is underway

May 6, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Citywide Ferry Service Landing - Hornblower


Although Mayor Bill de Blasio only announced Hornblower as the operator for the Citywide Ferry Service in March, the NYC Economic Development Corporation has already begun construction of ten ferry landings. The work has been happening day and night to ensure the service will be ready to launch in 2017.

The barges for the ferry landings are being fabricated by Skanska at May Ship Repair on Staten Island.  The ferry landings are being designed by McLaren Engineering Group.

“Citywide Ferry is going …

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Waterfront Alliance Deep Dives with Citywide Ferry

May 3, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Waterfront Alliance Deep Dives - Citywide Ferry Service


This Wednesday, the Waterfront Alliance is hosting the final in its Deep Dive series of lectures and workshops.

This final installment is titled, Hey, That’s My Boat! Realizing the potential of Citywide Ferry Service. Lively discussion about the new Citywide Ferry Service is guaranteed. Hornblower’s Vice President and General manager will be participating in the evening, along with Lisa Cowan from the Red Hook Initiative and James Wong from the NYC Economic Development Corporation.

The panel will be moderated by Inna Gruzenfeld, …

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Citywide Ferry Launches Website

April 29, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe


If you’ve wanted to learn more about the Citywide Ferry, the new Citywide Ferry website has just been launched: CitywideFerry.NYC.

And the best part? You can win a free annual ferry pass by visiting the website and taking a short survey.

You’ll be able to provide valuable information for the ferry service by taking a two-minute survey. When you complete the questions, you’ll be entered into a draw to win one of five annual Citywide Ferry passes to use once the service …

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Hornblower Selected to Run Citywide Ferry Service

March 16, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Citywide Ferry Service NYC


Hornblower Cruises & Events is proud to have been selected as the operator for the new Citywide Ferry Service in New York City.

Commuting and connecting in New York is about to get easier.

Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement today at Hornblower’s Pier 15. The service, the first of its kind in more than a century begins operation in 2017 and will connect more than half a million New Yorkers in dozens of neighborhoods for a single $2.75 fare.

Hornblower will …

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