Peconic Bay Water Jitney Needs Funding

The John Keith, photo/Peconic Bay Water Jitney. The Peconic Bay Water Jitney will not run its passenger ferry service between Sag Harbor and Greenport again this summer unless new funding—possibly from the federal government—turns up, Hampton Jitney President Geoff Lynch told the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday night [January 8].

Mr. Lynch’s comments came during a brief presentation on the ferry service, which started as a pilot program last summer, but mirror an interview he gave in the fall, when he said the ferry couldn’t continue without entering into a public-private partnership involving public transit funding.

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