Ferries were in focus at a hearing titled “Examining the Role of Ferries in Improving Mobility,” held September 28 by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
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In a first, $4 million of the $38 million available in the Federal Transit Administration’s latest round of Passenger Ferry Grants will be set aside specifically for low or zero-emission ferries, or
Portland, Maine-based Casco Bay Lines — more formally Casco Bay Island Transit District — reports that it will soon begin construction of a long-awaited new ferry to service its Peaks Island route.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $47.5 million in grant awards to selected projects across the U.S. to improve ferry access, safety, and reliability. A total