New Goethals Bridge Opening This Weekend


The 89-year-old Goethals Bridge connecting New Jersey and Staten Island via I-278 will close to drivers at 10 p.m. Friday.  Workers will then reconfigure access approach lanes so the new replacement Goethals Bridge can open in stages on Saturday and Sunday. The first of the new bridge’s two spans will open to New York-bound traffic …

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NY Ferry Starting Service to Red Hook, Bay Ridge


NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, joined by elected officials, community residents and leaders, announced the launch of the NYC Ferry route to South Brooklyn. Beginning Thursday, June 1, at 6:30 a.m., the route will connect residents and workers from Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Red Hook, Brooklyn Bridge Park and Lower Manhattan, and shorten commutes for …

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Redeveloped GW Bus Station Opens Tuesday

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Beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, the George Washington Bridge Bus Station (GWBBS) will relocate most bus operations to their permanent locations in the redeveloped facility. The GW Bus Station is located on a two-block site in the Washington Heights area of upper Manhattan. The station, which features a direct link to the …

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First NY Ferry Routes to Launch May 1


NEW YORK –– NY Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Citywide Ferry Service, now officially named “NYC Ferry,” will be launching May 1st with two routes: the brand new Rockaway Route and the existing East River Route, both of which will cost just $2.75 a ride and include free transfers to other ferry routes. This …

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MTA Fares and Tolls Going Up Sunday


The price of riding subways, buses and crossing bridges and tunnels in NY is going up tomorrow. The MTA Board has approved increases that keep the base fare for subways and buses at $2.75 and adjust the pay-per-ride bonus to 5%, making the effective fare with the bonus $2.62. The 7-Day Unlimited Ride MetroCard will …

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200 New Jobs Coming to Ferry Service


NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced hiring for the first of 200 new jobs to be created by the Citywide Ferry Service launching this summer. All boats will now be docked, fueled and maintained out of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where an additional passenger stop also will be added starting in 2018. The …

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