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|Newest “Green” Ferry Joins Fleet of Bay Area's Ferry System: Opening Celebration|
|Date||Monday May 17|
|Time||10:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
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|Oakland Ferry Terminal|
|Event Type||Party/Street Party|
Newest “Green” Ferry Joins Fleet of San Francisco Bay’s Growing Regional Ferry System
Public invited for free rides at opening celebration with Reps. Barbara Lee and John Garamendi and other civic leaders
Monday, May 17 at 10am at Oakland Ferry Terminal
WHAT: A public celebration to christen Taurus, the newest high-speed environmentally-friendly vessel to join the Water Emergency Transportation Authority’s (WETA) regional ferryboat fleet. The celebration will include brief remarks by Bay Area civic leaders and free ferry boat rides.
WHEN: Monday, May 17 at 10:00am
WHERE: Oakland Ferry Terminal, at the foot of Clay Street in Jack London Square
WHO: U.S. Representative Barbara Lee; U.S. Representative John Garamendi; Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates; CalEMA Secretary Matthew Bettenhausen; Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman; WETA Board Chair Charlene Haught Johnson.
FREE FERRY RIDE SCHEDULE:
Members of the public will be treated to free ferry rides aboard Taurus. Taurus will depart hourly at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm.