3 million people rode NYC Ferry in 1st year

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Nearly three million passengers took the New York City Ferry in its first year.

That number is way more than the anticipated two million riders.

In response to the high numbers, the ferry will increase the capacity of six new boats which will be rolled out in 2018.

Two more routes will also open this year.

* More New York City news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
Copyright © 2021 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.