Beyond Sandy Tour 2: Fire, Floods and Floating Containers at New York Water Taxi

08/20/13 Pier 16, South Street Seaport Map
866-987-2542 $39

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With guest speakers Micheal Marella, Dan Zarelli, and Monica Byrne. This tour begins in the East River from Newtown Creek to Governors Island, then traverses Kill van Kull to Newark Bay, including container terminals, oil docks, tug yards, & rail yards. Learn about simple common sense defenses such as zoning changes, tunnel protections, waterproofing and building smarter. Plus see how oyster beds, dunes, wet lands map help. And learnhow close we got to a goods delivery crisis.

Additional Info: If you'd like to see the city from the water, hop aboard New York Water Taxi. Their tours include: the 1-hour Statue of Liberty Express ($28); the Statue by Night Tour (daily at 7:45pm; $28), which goes past the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and more with a complimentary champagne toast and cash bar; and their bus-and-boat Hop-On/Hop-Off options, which stop at the city's top neighborhoods and attractions, and include an exclusive visitor pass to the 9/11 Memorial.

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