Today marked a historic moment as we launched the 5th route of the NYC Ferry system, our Soundview Route. It was a big day for NYC’s citywide ferry service as we provided new connections to Soundview, Bronx, and E. 90th St. in Manhattan.
The NYC Ferry Team arrives at the all-new Soundview Landing to welcome passengers onboard for the inaugural ride at 6:30 am the morning of August 15, 2018:
Passengers boarded the first ferry to provide public ferry service in the Bronx in the Twentieth-Century:
The entire NYC Ferry Crew were thrilled to begin connecting Bronx Natives and Upper East Siders to waterfront communities in Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.
New NYC Ferry Riders enjoyed the East River views as we headed into Manhattan on our inaugural voyage:
Later that morning, we were joined by Mayor Bill DeBlasio and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in Clason Point Park as they greeted riders who traveled from Manhattan to Soundview and hosted a Q&A session with Soundview & Bronx locals: