Passengers will be able to pay for the trip with the city’s Troika card, a bank card or using a biometric system, and those with monthly and yearly public transit tickets will be able to use the boats at no extra cost. 

In the water 

As cities look for more innovative ways to reduce car dependency while keeping an environmental focus, waterways are increasingly being seen as an underutilized space. 

Last month Auckland, New Zealand opened a new NZ$42 million (US$29 million) downtown ferry terminal with six new berths and charging infrastructure for future electric ferries. 

In March, Stockholm announced it will introduce the world’s “fastest all-electric” ferry on its waterways in 2022, as part of a joint pilot between Swedish boat-maker Candela and the Swedish Transport Administration. 

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