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NYC DOT studying bringing Staten Island Ferry to Midtown - NY Daily News
"Staten Island’s seafaring commuters may get to sail to Midtown one day.
The city Department of Transportation is studying the possibility of bringing the Staten Island Ferry to E. 34th St. in Manhattan, as well as Pier 11 near Wall St., according to a letter the agency sent to Staten Island Borough President James Oddo.
“This could be an exciting opportunity,” Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg wrote to Oddo in the July 28 letter. “But I agree with you that there are many hurdles that need to be analyzed including the need for additional new ferries and significant upgrades to the current terminal infrastructure.”
Oddo in April requested in a letter to DOT that the agency into his suggestions to drop off passengers at ferry terminals on E. 34th St. and Wall St."