"This restored Hoboken Ferry Terminal is a key intermodal hub that provides robust transportation services and vital trans-Hudson connections to thousands of New Jersey residents," said Commissioner Simpson.
"The completion of this project has restored ferry service to the terminal's original slips for the first time in more than four decades, offering expanded ferry service and greater convenience for customers," said Weinstein. "We appreciate the Port Authority's support from the early phases of the project to completion, and are proud to be part of a great example of a cooperative effort between two public agencies coordinating with the private sector to benefit New Jersey commuters."
"The restoration of ferry service into the original slips at the Erie Lackawanna terminal will allow for expansion of NY Waterway ferry service and greater flexibility in providing commuters and leisure-travelers a reliable, convenient and carefree mode of transportation into Manhattan," said Paul Goodman, CEO of Billybey Ferry Company.
"The revitalization of Hoboken's historic rail terminal, the restoration of the original ferry slips and expansion of ferry service further cements Hudson County's proud distinction as a top regional transportation hub, and as a critical economic engine for the metropolitan area," stated Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise.
"The Hoboken Ferry Terminal restoration project has helped to preserve the city's past while paving the way for the future," said Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer. "This restored, enhanced facility will ensure that Hoboken Terminal remains a bustling transit hub that spurs our region's economic development for generations to come."