Liberty Water Taxi

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Liberty Water Taxi
Liberty Water Taxi Logo.jpg
The Little Lady II at the World Financial Center Pier.jpg
Locale Jersey City and
New York City
Waterway Hudson River,
Morris Canal
Transit type Water taxi
Owner Hornblower Cruises & Events
Operator Liberty Landing Ferries, LLC
System length Approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km)
No. of lines 1
No. of vessels 2
No. of terminals 3
Website http://www.libertylandingferry.com/ Liberty Landing Ferry

Liberty Water Taxi is a water taxi service based at Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States offering service between Liberty State Park in Jersey City, Warren Street in Paulus Hook, Jersey City and the World Financial Center in Battery Park City, Manhattan. It is one of several private operators of ferries, sightseeing boats, and water taxis in the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Service[edit]

Liberty Water Taxi operates a fleet of 2 catamarans, the 46-foot (14 m) Little Lady built in 1999 by Sea Taxi Catamarans Inc., and the 64.9-foot (19.8 m) Little Lady II built in 2007 by Sea Taxi Catamarans Inc., on one route.[1] Service is provided on weekdays (except major holidays) year-round, with weekend service provided during the summer.[2] All transfers (except transfers involving the free Downtown Connection bus at the Battery Park City Ferry Terminal) are paid as each system runs independently.

Slip Transfers
Battery Park City Ferry Terminal[3][4][5][6]
at World Financial Center
Vesey Street at Hudson River Park
Battery Park City, Manhattan
Downtown Connection
MTA New York City Bus
NY Waterway
Warren Street
Foot of Warren Street at Morris Canal Basin
Paulus Hook, Jersey City
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail
Liberty Landing Marina
Audrey Zapp Drive[7]
Liberty State Park, Jersey City
Ellis Island-Liberty Island ferry[8][9]

Ownership and other companies[edit]

Morris Canal Basin

Liberty Water Taxi is part of Statue Cruises (which in turn is affiliated with by Hornblower Cruises), which also operates ferries to Ellis Island and Liberty Island from Liberty State Park near the Liberty Water Taxi's slip at the Liberty Landing Marina, and Battery Park in Manhattan.[8][10] The Battery Park City Ferry Terminal is also used by NY Waterway. Other commuter and tourist ferries operating in the Port of New York and New Jersey include the seasonal ferries to Governor's Island,[11] New York Water Taxi,[12] SeaStreak,[13] and the Staten Island Ferry.[14] Circle Line Downtown[15] and Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises[16] run sightseeing tours throughout the port.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BoatInfoWorld. "Boat, Yacht, Ship Documented Information". Boat, Yacht, Ship Documented Information. BoatInfoWorld. Retrieved July 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ Statue Cruises|Liberty Water Taxi
  3. ^ "NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART FERRY TERMINAL TO OPEN IN BATTERY PARK CITY ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18" (Press release). PorT Authority of New York and New Jersey. March 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ Ohrstrom, Lysandra (June 6, 2008), "Bigger, Better Battery Park Ferry Terminal Finally Arriving", New York Observer 
  5. ^ "Battery Park City Ferry Terminal". Project Gallery. Birdair. Retrieved 2010-05-18. 
  6. ^ "International Achievement Awards". Battery Park City Ferry Terminal. IFIA Publications. Retrieved 2010-05-18. [dead link]
  7. ^ Liberty Water Taxi
  8. ^ a b Ellis Island and Liberty Island Ferry Map
  9. ^ Statue Cruises
  10. ^ Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  11. ^ Governor's Island Ferry
  12. ^ New York Water Taxi
  13. ^ SeaStreak Official site
  14. ^ Staten Island Ferry
  15. ^ Circle Line Downtown
  16. ^ Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

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