River Arts Festival is coming to Emeline Park on the waterfront in Downtown Haverstraw. … More RiverArts Festival Coming to the Waterfront
Governor Cuomo released renderings of his proposed mega bridge. … More Monster Bridge + Ghost Train
If you haven’t yet done so, please sign the petition to boost the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry schedule. Currently, the ferry only runs for commuters in the morning and evening. The ferry should be expanded to include midday, late night, and weekends. When this happens, Haverstraw will become another major node in the extensive regional transportation network. … More Sign the Petition! Boost the Ferry!
Google, NY Waterway, and the MTA MetroNorth Railroad have finally heeded my repeated requests to have the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry schedule added to Google Transit Directions! Enjoy using the transit app now; Haverstraw is finally and legitimately linked to the region.
This year, the Bricktown Sprints will take place on Saturday April 9, 2011 at the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry Landing in the Village of Haverstraw (adjacent to the Harbors at Haverstraw on Dr. Girling Drive). The races will last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. … More Come to the Annual “Brickyard” Sprints: Sunday April 22, 2012
Governor Cuomo has worked with the federal government to “fast track” the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement environmental review. Planning will speed along and the project could be ready for groundbreaking by fall 2012. No funding sources have been secured. Rockland County and Westchester County residents were shocked to learn that the originally planned-for mass transit … More TZB Transit Alternative: Expand Ferry Service
Can railbus service revolutionize transportation trends west-of-Hudson? … More “Railbus” Could Serve the West Shore
While trekking through the blogosphere, I came across a nice article from the Toronto Sun about a $14 per day option to vacation in “New York City.” Instead of paying $150+ per night at a New York hotel, a visitor might enjoy more rustic accommodations for, yes, around $14 per night. The article highlights that … More Haverstraw in the Toronto Sun
Five elderly women ride the NY Waterway Ferry to Haverstraw for an evening of fun and dinner at Union Restaurant. … More Scenes from Ossining (Sing Sing)
I have been both amazed and frustrated by the recent “national conversation” on high speed rail. Never before in the history of these United States has transportation (especially railroads) become part of the partisan divide. It seems the R’s need more issues to fight over with the D’s; and where are the I’s in all … More Our History of Trains
A trip across the widest part of the Hudson River from Haverstraw, New York to the Ossining, New York MetroNorth train station. At the train station in Ossining, you can catch a train into Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan or points north. The whole trip to Grand Central, including the ferry ride, takes about … More Reverse Commute
I’m posting just to inform everyone that the existing New York Waterway ferry, with service from Haverstraw to the Ossining Metro-North train station is SAFE from budget cuts. Unfortunately, the recent NY Water Taxi ferry pilot program, with service from Haverstraw to Yonkers and Lower Manhattan will be no more. With the ailing economy, Albany … More Haverstraw/Ossining Ferry is SAFE from Chopping Block
I have sad news to report. Amid the depressed regional and national economy, another bright spot in Haverstraw is no more. The New York Water Taxi service, that ferries commuters between Haverstraw, Yonkers, and Lower Manhattan, is facing the budgetary chopping block. Unless the State Legislature can find funds to support the ferry’s dwindling on-board … More Water Taxi to Suspend Service from Haverstraw