N.J. city aims for new NYC ferry as project gets $5M boost from feds

Millions of federal dollars will flow to Middlesex County to help bring a new ferry service to life.

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-6th Dist., announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will grant $5.3 million to South Amboy for a ferry service between the Raritan Bay city and downtown Manhattan.

The money, which comes from the DOT’s Passenger Ferry Grant program, will be used to help build a new ferry terminal in South Amboy.

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