FTA Invests in Passenger Ferry Services Updates

Two ferry grants programs were announced, making $220 million available.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that $220 million has been made available for passenger ferry service modernization. The Department of Transportation estimates that three million people per month utilize ferry services in the United States. This funding will be distributed through two ferry grant programs that support projects that replace or modernize passenger ferries, terminals, and necessary equipment.

“For many Americans, ferries are the best way get to work, go to school, or reach a hospital, particularly in island communities and Alaska Native villages,” said Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. “Everyone ought to have access to affordable, reliable transportation options, and thanks to President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, we are taking an important step to improve ferry service across the country.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Administrator Nuria Fernandez as she implements the FTA investment in ferry service updates.
  • For discernment for Secretary Buttigieg as he oversees the Transportation Department.
  • For the safety of everyone who daily rides the ferry services around the nation.

Sources: Department of Transportation


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