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04/30/16 2:00pm
04/30/2016 2:00 PM

North Ferry traffic

Ferry traffic has been a nagging issue for some Greenport Village residents over the last few years.

But after a public hearing Thursday about whether to make Wiggins Street a two-way street again drew mixed reactions from residents, Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said the Village should get more feedback on possible ferry traffic solutions before making a decision. READ

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01/15/16 2:00pm
01/15/2016 2:00 PM

JULIE LANE PHOTO A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

Following a period of discontent on the part of Greenport officials with North Ferry’s traffic routing and wear and tear on roads, the Southold Transportation Commission is waiting for a report from the village before it schedules a meeting with representatives of both sides. READ

06/09/15 2:32pm
06/09/2015 2:32 PM
Traffic from Wiggins Street (left) is directed into the ferry line while those trying to join the line from Third Street are told to turn around and go back to Front Street unless there’s no back up of vehicles on Wiggins. (Credit: Julie Lane)

Traffic from Wiggins Street (left) is directed into the ferry line while those trying to join the line from Third Street are told to turn around and go back to Front Street unless there’s no back up of vehicles on Wiggins. (Credit: Julie Lane)

North Ferry says it’s found a simple solution to its vehicle line-up in Greenport.

“We toyed with a number of different configurations,” said General Manager Bridg Hunt. (more…)

01/28/15 10:00am
01/28/2015 10:00 AM
The North Ferry line stretching down Wiggins Street in Greenport in July 2013. (Ambrose Clancy photo, file)

The North Ferry line stretching down Wiggins Street in Greenport in July 2013. (Ambrose Clancy photo, file)

Almost a year has passed with no action to reroute North Ferry traffic in Greenport and a meeting Friday between the ferry company’s general manager and Railroad Museum officials appears to be unrelated to any change.

The GM, Bridg Hunt, called it “a classic case” of people drawing conclusions with incomplete information.

The meeting was set at the request of Railroad Museum officials who recently told Greenport Village that it no longer should be involved in a lease agreement of that property.

Village administrator Paul Pallas said the discussion is unrelated to a traffic rerouting plan and admitted since the idea dropped off the radar last summer, he hasn’t “given any thought” to any change in the traffic pattern. (more…)