Ferries Will Connect The Rockaways And Manhattan Until Subway Service Returns

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Temporary ferry service between The Rockaways and Manhattan will begin on Monday, to serve residents of the heavily damaged area until service is fully restored on the A train.Ferry company Seastreak will operate $2 one way rides from Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive to Pier 11/Wall Street and East 34 Street.

The ferries will begin a 5:45 am and run about once an hour until 9:20 am. Evening service will run from 4:30 pm to 6:55 pm.

New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth Pinsky said the ferries will provide a temporary option until the A train starts running to the waterfront community.

Since Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, nearly all subway service has been restored.

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