Timeline

Phase I
2017 – 2020: Research & Outreach

  • Best Practices Research: SF & Seattle
  • Research: Feasibility Studies
    • Best Practice Case Study: Delivered
    • Demand Modeling Report: Delivered
    • Op Feas. Plan/Finance Plan: Delivered
  • Coalition Building: 9 teams out of 200 volunteers
  • Secure Public Agency Sponsor: Done
  • Governance 501(c)(3)

PRO BONO: $5.5M
FUNDRAISED: $750,000

Phase II
2021 – 2024: Pilot Project Test

  • Pilot Project: Plan, Build Partnership & Operate
  • Solicit Federal Funding Q1 2021
  • Secure local match
  • Vessels on Order Q3 2021
  • Dock Enhancements (railings)
  • Launch/Operate Pilot Summer 2022
  • Triple Bottom Line Report

PILOT PROJECT TOTAL 2YR COST: $9.7M
FEDERAL FUNDING REQUEST ≅ $3.5M
TOTAL PILOT PROJECT (2YR) NEED ≅ $8.5M

Phase III
2024 – ONWARD: Operate

  • Launch Steady-state Public Ferry
  • Add vessels/stops based on demand