De Blasio Ferry Could Face Cost Challenges but Offer New Resiliency

According to Jeff Zupan, a planner at the Regional Plan Association, the market is fixed by existing transit networks and the residential distribution. For this reason, he says, ferry service is a niche market. . Because ferries aren't a necessity but rather a faster option for a fixed number of seafront residents, some advocates believe it's hard to justify lowering ticket prices to match subway fare.

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