US Marine Maritime Administration will host a Fast Ferry Summit that will include an update regarding the latest market analysis, a best practices panel of national experts, and a demonstration on the water. Check back to the website for more information regarding the Summit.
: The NRVC released the Final Market Analysis Report for Commuter Ferry Service on the Occoquan, Potomac, and Anacostia Rivers. This report identified six corridors connecting seven terminals with the potential for market viability. Learn More
NVRC was designated by US Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony R. Foxx as a recipient of the America’s Marine Highway Leadership Award for its role in advancing the Fast Ferry Project. Learn More
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx designated the M-495 as
a new Marine Highway. The Occoquan, Potomac, and Anacostia Rivers make up the “M-495
Marine Highway Crossing.” Learn More
NVRC formed the Commuter Ferry Stakeholders Group to coordinate efforts for
advancing the project. The group is comprised of local, state, and federal elected officials,
representatives of the military, and members from the public and private sectors.
Prince William County Department of Transportation released the Potomac River Commuter Ferry Service Study and Route Proving Exercise, which found that a Potomac River ferry operation has the potential to offer a commuting option that is competitive with existing options. Learn More
Virginia Department of Transportation conducted a feasibility study of a high-speed commuter ferry service between a variety of terminal points on the Potomac River. Learn More