The Block Island Times

South County Independent: Study says new fast ferry would hurt Interstate ridership

Sep 20, 2013

The South County Independent reports results from a survey conducted by Edward M. Mazze, a member of the Narragansett Economic Development Committee and professor at the University of Rhode Island.

Mazze surveyed ferry company Interstate Navigations’s traffic this summer and concluded the company would suffer “significant ridership loss” if Rhode Island Fast Ferry was given permission to run a competing service, according to a Sept. 16 filing with the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers.

Read the full story in the Independent here.

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