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Greenpoint »

Free Shuttle Buses to Serve Ferry Riders Following Greenpoint Ramp Collapse

Shuttle buses will run in Greenpoint from 6:50 to 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 to 7:20 p.m.

Greenpoint »

East River Ferry Service Suspended in Greenpoint After Ramp Collapse

The dock ramp at the Greenpoint hub collapsed Thursday morning during the snowstorm, witnesses said.

Gramercy »

City Eyes $10M-a-Year East River Ferry Expansion

The city is looking at adding 11 stops across all five boroughs. 

Civic Center »

STORM UPDATE: New York Digs Out After Snowstorm

Subways and buses are running, schools are closed, roads are slick, and there's no trash pickup.

Astoria »

Waterfront Advocacy Group Pushing for Astoria Ferry Service

The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance is starting a grassroots movement to bring a ferry stop to Astoria.

Red Hook »

City Expands IKEA Ferry Service in Red Hook Starting Memorial Day

The IKEA ferry will collaborate with the city to reduce waiting times for weekend riders this summer. 

Astoria »

Officials Push for East River Ferry Expansion to Astoria's Hallets Point

The plan would create additional terminals in Astoria, Brooklyn, Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island.

Greenpoint »

East River Ferry Pier Still Awaits Construction

The Greenpoint pier, which launched with fanfare in July of 2011, still has empty, fenced-off sections.

Long Island City »

East River Ferry Service to Stay Afloat Through 2019

Originally a three-year pilot program, the city hopes to continue the service until at least 2019.

New York City »

New York Braces for Chaotic Commute Monday Morning Following Hurricane

Many subway lines are still partly or fully suspended after Hurricane Sandy.

Midtown East »

Bigger Boats Coming to East River Ferry on Weekends

New East River Ferry boats will hold 399 people, rather than 149.

Greenpoint »

Feral Cat Colony May be Forced to Relocate by Greenpoint High-Rises

A feral cat caretaker said her colony is being booted by a developer of waterfront apartment towers.

New York City »

East River Ferry Now Serves Brooklyn Treats

The new menu will include Butter Lane Cupcakes and u-bet egg creams.

Downtown »

East River Ferry Offers Free Rides to Celebrate Six Months of Service

The East River Ferry has seen nearly 500,000 riders in its first six months, officials said.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

East River Ferries Going Green with Eco-Friendly Upgrades

The East River Ferry is adding new technology that promises to eliminate more than 30 tons of pollutants from its emissions every year.