The Wonderful World of Ferries: Episode 37

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Ferries, even in the era of mile-long bridges, are anything but obsolete. We discuss types and technologies, history, and successful modern ferry systems—most notably the Washington State Ferries. Also noted: one ferry in Utah; cleaner power experiments; the Staten Island Ferry, which should be a subway line.


References & notes

  1. [1] Mass Transit: Full service begins on MTA's Grand Central Madison
  2. [2] WSDOT: Washington State Ferries
  3. [3] Britannica: Ferry (watercraft)
  4. [4] Wikipedia: Ferry
  5. [5] Wikipedia: Washington State Ferries
  6. [6] Turning Point 9: The Sound and the Ferry: The Birth of Washington State Ferries
  7. [7] Washington State Ferries
  8. [8] KING-TV: Pride of the PNW: Washington State Ferries an iconic part of Puget Sound life
  9. [9] Wikipedia: BC Ferries
  10. [10] Wikipedia: List of ferry operators
  11. [11] Wikipedia: Staten Island Ferry
  12. [12] Wikipedia: Alaska Marine Highway
  13. [13] National Park Service: UPDATE: Halls Crossing to Bullfrog Ferry Schedule
  14. [14] Plugboats: World's busiest ferry systems going electric hybrid
  15. [15] Wikipedia: Star Ferry
  16. [16] Wikipedia: MV Glenachulish
  17. [17] NTD Transit Agency Profile: Washington State Ferries (2019)
  18. [18] NTD Transit Agency Profile: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (2019)
  19. [19] UDOT: Lake Powell Ferry Crossing