Lawmakers approve Shelter Island ferry fare hike

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

June 21, 2012 6:04:29 AM PDT
In a unanimous vote by the Suffolk County Legislature, lawmakers have decided to raise the price for a ride on the Shelter Island Ferry.

The small ferry service links Shelter Island to North Haven.

It is the first price hike in four years.

The new ticket prices range from 7 to 20 percent higher.

For the first time, the ferry will add a $1 fee for each passenger.

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