Thursday, July 07, 2016

Passenger Ferries ?

In May of 2015 I posted information about a proposal to run passenger ferries across Hatteras Inlet.

That proposal led to much discussion on Ocracoke. Many islanders and visitors questioned the plan, wondering how many visitors would take advantage of the service.

On June 29, the Ferry Division unveiled the results of a study conducted to determine the feasibility of initiating passenger ferry service at Hatteras Inlet. The study recommends two 100 passenger ferries that would make eight round trips a day between Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Village.

You can read more from the Island Free Press here. The article includes a link to the full copy of the Passenger Ferry Feasibility Study.

This month's Ocracoke Newsletter is an article about one of the early July 4th Parades written by Alice Rondthaler in 1953. It is accompanied by vintage photos.You can read the Newsletter here:  

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