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Ferries may be an option to link Yarra to Docklands: Lord Mayor - The Age

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The Age Ferries may be an option to link Yarra to Docklands: Lord Mayor The Age Dockland's ballooning workforce and growing residential population means there is a need for a Yarra River ferry to better connect it to the existing CBD, Lord Mayor...
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Passengers on NFC ferries up by 20.3 pc - Oman Daily Observer

Passengers on NFC ferries up by 20.3 pc - Oman Daily Observer | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
Oman Daily Observer Passengers on NFC ferries up by 20.3 pc Oman Daily Observer MUSCAT — Passengers and vehicles transportation on board the ferries of the National Ferries Company (NFC) significantly increased in the first six months of 2014,...
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If you build it (after you have done  your research) and have enough money for start up costs and marketing...then they will come and tell their friends and neighbors too.

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Mumbai Metro ferries 20 lakh commuters in first week - The Times of India

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The Mumbai Metro seems to be on track as the number of passengers has crossed the 20-lakh mark in the first week itself (#MumbaiMetro ferries 20 lakh commuters in first week http://t.co/EXcRZQOSb3...
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"lakh" = 100,000

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Foot ferry a step closer as company, city reach deal on waterfront terminal ... - Nanaimo Daily News

Foot ferry a step closer as company, city reach deal on waterfront terminal ... - Nanaimo Daily News | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
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US DOT awards $123.5m to improve passenger ferry services, ferry boats and ... - PortNews IAA

US DOT awards $123.5m to improve passenger ferry services, ferry boats and ... - PortNews IAA | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
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Marina businesses petition for return of ferries - Bundaberg News Mail

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Marina businesses petition for return of ferries
Bundaberg News Mail
IT'S been four years since the ferries to Fraser Island left the Hervey Bay Marina but local businesses are determined to bring them back.
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Fast Ferry Service From Alexandria to [Somewhere] Gets DOT Grant ...

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According to WTOP, the money will be used to buy two ferry boats and operate them during business hours. ...
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'The Wave' Larkspur Ferry shuttle to become permanent - Marin Independent Journal

'The Wave' Larkspur Ferry shuttle to become permanent - Marin Independent Journal | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
'The Wave' Larkspur Ferry shuttle to become permanent
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Years of growing ridership led to busier boats and a dearth of parking during peak commuter periods.
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To keep pace with the city's rapid waterfront development, ferry service must ... - New York Daily News

To keep pace with the city's rapid waterfront development, ferry service must ... - New York Daily News | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
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To keep pace with the city's rapid waterfront development, ferry service must ...
New York Daily News
Over the past couple years, New York City has tested maritime transportation and found the water welcoming.
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What Ferries can do to support waterfront re-birth in New York City.

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Baltimore wins US grant to continue water taxi - Daily Record (subscription)

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Baltimore wins US grant to continue water taxi
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Barbara Mikulski announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Baltimore an $854,130 grant to continue operating the water taxi.
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Water Emergency Transportation Authority Awarded $3 Million Grant to ... - East Bay Express

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Water Emergency Transportation Authority Awarded $3 Million Grant to ...
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More Federal $s for Ferry service 

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Editorial: Full speed ahead on ferry commuter service - Tbo.com

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Tampabay.com (blog) Editorial: Full speed ahead on ferry commuter service Tbo.com Environmental studies must be conducted, and a land swap will be necessary between Hillsborough County and the Southwest Florida Water Management District, which owns...
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The Lynn-to-Boston commuter ferry is set to begin service on May 19 - Boston Business Journal (blog)

The Lynn-to-Boston commuter ferry is set to begin service on May 19 - Boston Business Journal (blog) | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
The Lynn-to-Boston commuter ferry is set to begin service on May 19 Boston Business Journal (blog) This move to provide us … with the Lynnway ferry option is honestly the best move that transit in Massachusetts has made for a long time.” The boat...
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Greater Boston adds another ferry, Lynn.

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Never mind aircraft carriers, iScotland would need to build lots of ferries - Herald Scotland

Never mind aircraft carriers, iScotland would need to build lots of ferries - Herald Scotland | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
Scotsman Never mind aircraft carriers, iScotland would need to build lots of ferries Herald Scotland Norway has 300 ferries, Demark 200, Greece 400 and many other EU states have ferries, most of which are needing replaced, which means the European...
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Be sure to read to the end where the article talks about an Independent Scotland would need fewer navy ships and more ferries.

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MBTA Commuter Boat Service Nets Record Ridership Total July 4th Weekend

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MBTA General Manager Bev Scott says Fourth of July weekend was a record-setting one for commuter boat service between Hingham, Hull, Georges Island and Boston.
“We are very pleased that summer...
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Water taxi named in honor of Medford resident Bonnie Powers - Wicked Local Medford

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Water taxi named in honor of Medford resident Bonnie Powers
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To expand its ferry and commuter boat options, Boston Harbor Cruises (BHC) recently launched a new year-round water taxi service to the entire Boston waterfront.
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MBTA encouraged by weekend ferry ridership - The Patriot Ledger

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MBTA encouraged by weekend ferry ridership
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The MBTA is encouraged by the response to weekend commuter boat service between Hingham and Hull and Boston.
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Free Water Taxi Service At Inner Harbor Will Continue Thanks To Grant - CBS Local

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Free Water Taxi Service At Inner Harbor Will Continue Thanks To Grant
CBS Local
Now, thanks for a government grant, a free commuter service at the Inner Harbor will continue. As Jessica Kartalija explains, it's going to get even better.
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WHY? do ferries need a grant to make an appearance?  

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Ruth: Please, please ferry me to work - Tampabay.com

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Ruth: Please, please ferry me to work
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He might be the first contemporary public figure to have finally noticed there was this big body of water between Tampa and St.
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Tampa FL, the largest city without a transit system, is going after funds to start a cross bay ferry service.

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Bremerton, what does your foot ferry future look like?

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Remember that sleek little ferry (pictured) that ran from Bremerton to Seattle for research in the summer of 2012? Well, Kitsap Transit still possesses that vessel, the Rich Passage 1. And it wants you to help figure out what ...
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Water Buses: New Nautical Transit Solution for Urban Islands | Urbanist

Water Buses: New Nautical Transit Solution for Urban Islands | Urbanist | Urban Water Transportation - Ferries | Scoop.it
Fathoms beyond traditional boat taxis, this modular water bus proposal for Stockholm bridges critical gaps within the current public transit system while ...
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DOT awards $123.5 million for ferry projects - Marine Log

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Marine Log DOT awards $123.5 million for ferry projects Marine Log The funds will support existing ferry service on many of the nation's waterways, establish new ferry service where it is needed most, and help to repair and modernize ferry boats,...
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Summary of new Federal Ferry funding + link to details on all grants.

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Editorial: A cautious push for ferry service - Tampabay.com

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Creative Loafing Tampa Editorial: A cautious push for ferry service Tampabay.com The $4.8 million federal grant for a ferry between southern Hillsborough County and MacDill Air Force Base is a welcome boost for a project that would utilize...
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Feds award money for water ferry commuter service from Alexandria to ... - Washington Post

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Feds award money for water ferry commuter service from Alexandria to ...
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Federal $s to support new ferries to serve new Homeland security central office.  Lists costs, etc.

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Could the next transit trend be water buses? - Treehugger

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Could the next transit trend be water buses?
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