For Immediate Release

 

 FERRY & TAXI SERVICE TO BEGIN IN MADEIRA BEACH

 

Information Session / Press Conference to be hosted at City of Madeira Beach City Hall on Thursday, September 14th 3:00 PM

 

CITY OF MADEIRA BEACH, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 –

 

Join us tomorrow for an informational session as the City of Madeira Beach introduces regularly scheduled ferry services to begin this October.

“We are looking forward to offering residents and visitors an alternative way to get around our City. We believe our waterways are the future of transportation for our City.” – Travis Palladeno, Mayor of Madeira Beach

The City of Madeira Beach will be hosting an educational seminar on the waterborne transportation system in collaboration with Hubbard’s Marina and Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber.

“We are excited to be on the forefront of waterborne transportation for Pinellas County and are hoping to connect with our surrounding communities.” – Shane Crawford, Madeira Beach City Manager

The boats will begin by running to nine designated locations including John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk, Jungle Prada Park and Gator’s Café and Saloon. Additional locations can be found; http://www.tampabayferry.com/madeira-beach-taxi-route/. 

Grand opening and ribbon cutting for the boat will be held in conjunction with John’s Pass Seafood Festival at Hubbard’s Marina at 2:00 pm on October 28th, 2016.

 

More information on Tampa Bay Ferry can be found at http://www.tampabayferry.com or by calling Captain Mark Hubbard at (727) 393-1947.

 

City of Madeira Beach

 

If you would like more information about this topic or other events and activities involving the City of Madeira Beach Recreation Department, please contact Borchardt, Miranda at (727) 392-0665 or email at mborchardt@madeirabeachfl.gov.