Fun Facts Friday

Washington State Ferries is the largest ferry system in the United States, serving eight counties within Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada.

New York City has operated the Staten Island Ferry since 1905. The ferry carries approximately 25 million passengers annually, running 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Hong Kong’s Star Ferry was founded in 1888 as the Kowloon Ferry Company. The fleet of 12 ferries operates two routes across the harbor, carrying more than 70,000 passengers per day.