In response to public input, there will be packages that include bus and streetcar access.
Pedestrians would pay $2 to cross the river on the Algiers Point-Canal Street ferry. It's free now.
The Advocate reports that RTA could charge $2 per passenger to ride the Algiers ferry.
It was no secret to politicians: No one had a long-term plan to keep the New Orleans area ferries operating if they lost their main source of revenue from the Crescent City Connection tolls. But few leaders made an efforts to address the problem, and those who tried were rebuffed. Looking back, very few overarching planning documents even mentioned the ferries. So the cutbacks are of little surprise.
The primary vessel only will carry passengers because it costs less to operate than the car ferry.
Service likely to be cut to a mere 20 hours a week without major infusion of cash.
About $440 raised so far; $2,999,500 million to go.