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Passenger Ferry Grant Program 2020 Selected Projects

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State Project Sponsor Project Description Amount
CA San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) will receive funding to refurbish the Alameda Ferry Terminal in Alameda, California, to ensure passenger safety and a state of good repair. $4,456,000
FL Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) will receive funding to modernize an existing passenger vessel to ensure a state of good repair and to purchase a new passenger vessel for service expansion. $5,241,791
GA Chatham Area Transit (CAT) Chatham Area Transit (CAT) will receive funding to purchase a new passenger ferry to meet service expansion needs. $1,280,000
LA New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will receive funding to rehabilitate its passenger ferry terminal and marine maintenance facility, located at Lower Algiers, to maintain passenger safety and ensure a state of good repair. $5,272,491
MA Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will receive funding to repair two passenger ferry vessels to maintain safety and ensure a state of good repair. $3,500,000
ME Casco Bay Island Transit District The Casco Bay Island Transit District in Portland, Maine, will receive funding to purchase a new electric hybrid propulsion system that will be used to power a new passenger ferry vessel as part of a vehicle replacement project. $3,200,000
NJ City of South Amboy The City of South Amboy, New Jersey will receive funding to construct a ferry terminal facility to host passenger ferry service between New Jersey and Manhattan. $5,300,000
NY New York City Department of Transportation The New York City Department of Transportation will receive funding to conduct maintenance at its Staten Island Ferry St. George Terminal, to enhance passenger safety and ensure a state of good repair. $4,180,982
OK Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority will receive funding to construct a new passenger ferry landing to enhance connectivity between downtown Oklahoma City and the First Americans Museum. $4,016,791
RI Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will receive funding to construct a new passenger ferry terminal to support existing and future ridership demands. $1,890,000
VA Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation will receive funding to modernize the passenger ferry slips at its Jamestown Scotland Ferry Facility to maintain passenger safety and ensure a state of good repair. $4,193,989
WA Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division The Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division, will receive funding to replace propulsion system components on two passenger ferries to ensure safety, a state of good repair and continued passenger service. $5,000,000


Total:
$47,532,044

Last updated: Friday, July 24, 2020