McLaren Engineering Group of West Nyack has been working diligently on the design of the Ferry Terminal, retail spaces, and parking garage that is to be situated at the foot of Main Street in the Village. The massive project will allow for the New York Waterway Ferry and New York Water Taxi service to move … More Main Street Ferry Terminal Designs Take Form
Keep in mind that the 2008 Annual Hudson Ferry-Go-Round and Haverstraw International Street Fair are set to commence on Sunday, September 14th. Ferries run all day from 11AM to 6PM between Peekskill, Haverstraw, Ossining, and Sleepy Hollow. All-day ferry passes are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors, and FREE for kids aged 17 and under. … More Calendar Note: Hudson Ferry-Go-Round 9/14/08
The New York Water Taxi is lowering its fares from Haverstraw and Yonkers to Lower Manhattan! At a time when other modes of commute are getting costlier due to higher gas prices, tolls, and train fares, the ferry route is getting cheaper. The Water Taxi is lowering its fares ahead of the summer season, in … More Lower Fares for Water Taxi Start May 1!
Since 2001, the New York Waterway ferry service to Ossining from Haverstraw has been ushering commuters to and from the MetroNorth Railroad Hudson Line that provides service to Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan. At the time of its inception, the ferry was only expected to carry up to 200 passengers a day to and … More New York Waterway Ferry Service to Ossining Breaks All Records
The Supreme Court Appellate Division in White Plains has ruled to deny the owners of the Empire State Chair Factory site the ability to resist eminent domain proceedings by the Village of Haverstraw. The site is included in the Village urban renewal district and is the third phase of waterfront development. The Village will condemn … More Chair Factory Eminent Domain Will Likely Move Forward
The New York Water Taxi set sail from the Haverstraw Ferry Landing for the first time this morning. The ferry departed from Haverstraw at 6:15AM, made one stop in Yonkers, and continued on to the World Financial Center and then Pier 11 on Wall Street in Lower Manhattan. Visit the New York Water Taxi website … More Water Taxi Sets Sail!
Despite opposition from Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, the State of New York has granted the Bloomberg Administration in New York City permission to create a congestion task force, who will study options to fight traffic congestion in Manhattan. One of these options is congestion pricing, with which the City will charge drivers up to $8.00 … More Congestion Pricing Moves Forward
New York Water Taxi, the company that is offering the new Haverstraw to Lower Manhattan Ferry Service, which is to begin on September 4, 2007 (the day after Labor Day), has added a dedicated web page for the Haverstraw Route. Visit the site here for more information. New York Water Taxi
The new Water Taxi Ferry Service from Haverstraw to Lower Manhattan has been delayed from the August 1, 2007 start date until September 4, 2007. The Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef has stated that a federal funding cut of $280,000.00 was to blame for the delayed start of the new ferry service. Commuters that … More Water Taxi Service to Lower Manhattan Delayed
The State Assembly, led by Democrat Sheldon Silver, and the State Senate, led by Joseph Bruno has failed to vote on and adopt a congestion pricing plan proposed by the Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg. The plan would have charged commuters entering Manhattan below 86th Street and off the West Side Highway and … More A Setback for Haverstraw from the State Level
Workers are, at this time, preparing the Haverstraw Ferry Landing for New York Water Taxi service, which is expected to begin in August. Construction crews have closed the northern side of the ferry parking lot, while they drive pilings in the water and add docks and ramps. The New York Water Taxi slip will be … More Ferry Landing Readies Itself for Water Taxi
New York Water Taxi recently launched a page on its website dedicated to the new ferry route from Yonkers Pier, which will likely be expanded to the Haverstraw Ferry Landing sometime in August or sooner, depending on operation dynamics. The ferry from Yonkers is scheduled to launch on the morning of May 1, 2007. The … More NY Water Taxi Launches Yonkers Commute Page
The New York Waterway Ferry has been suspended until further notice for the second time this winter season. Heavy ice on the Hudson River near Ossining has prompted ferry officials to, once again, shut the service down until the ice clears. The reason for ferry disruption is that ice chunks get drawn into the ferry’s … More Ferry on Ice: Why It’s a Problem!
The Ossining Ferry dock and train station area is about to undergo a complete transformation into a beautifully appointed mixed-use neighborhood. Ginsburg Development Companies and Capelli Enterprises have teamed up to build One Harbor Square between the existing ferry pier and the Metro North train station. Easy access to New York City, the rest of … More Our Neighbor Gets a Facelift
The Haverstraw – Ossining Ferry by New York Waterway and the future Haverstraw – Yonkers – Lower Manhattan Ferry by New York Water Taxi are soon to move to the end of Main Street in the Village of Haverstraw. The plans, refined during summer 2006, have been approved recently by local and state officials. M … More Ferry’s Move to Main Street Approved