Warrenville, Ill – National Express Transit’s subsidiary Trans Express has partnered with Hornblower to oversee the operations to provide shuttle transportation to New York’s Rockaway Ferry.
The complimentary shuttle services will accommodate residents of Rockaway, Queens with two routes – an Eastbound and Westbound that will run throughout the day.
"Trans Express and the National Express family of companies have been a great partner for Hornblower and our East River Ferry and NYC Ferry operations,” said Anastasija Kuprijanova, special projects coordinator for Hornblower.
“Their team supports our ferry operations by providing on-time, comfortable and reliable transportation in Midtown Manhattan and Rockaway, Queens,” said Jonathan Figueroa, director of operations, facilities, and support services for Hornblower. “Their safe operations, friendly drivers and phenomenal leadership staff have become a part of New Yorkers’ everyday commutes."
The Rockaway Ferry is one of the routes that is a part of the New York Ferry Service, launched by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
“We are excited to further invest in the New York City communities by expanding our business, and create a new partnership that will benefit the residents of Rockaway,” said Judith Crawford, chief executive officer of National Express Transit. “As a leading public transportation provider, we are committed to providing the safest, highest-quality transportation services for our customers and the communities we serve – on time, every time.”
Route schedules are available online.
National Express Transit oversees operations at two other locations in New York City.
About National Express
National Express Transit Corporation and Trans Express Inc are part of up National Express LLC, headquartered in Warrenville, Ill. As a leader in transit and student transportation, National Express is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. Our North American companies operate 23,000 vehicles and serve over 500 partners in 38 states and four provinces.