De Blasio Ferry Plan Reaches Out to Gentrifying Brooklyn, Queens

Doubters include Jeffrey Zupan, a senior fellow for transportation for the Regional Plan Association, the group that in 1929 advocated a northern Manhattan site for a Hudson River span now known as the George Washington Bridge. While agreeing that residents could benefit from more ferries, he says the city may be trying to do too much too fast. "It has to be introduced in a measured way, incrementally, choosing with the best chance for success, rather than saying, 'I'll put all this service out there at once and then we'll see what happens,' " Zupan said. "It's very difficult to take away under-used routes after they're offered to the public."

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