Expanded Ferry Service

Ms. Lovely and Mr. Keenan moved that the bill be amended in section 2A, in item 7002-1510, by adding at the end thereof the following: “provided further, that not less than $5,000,000 shall be expended to support the use of the commonwealth’s waterways to promote economic development and waterborne transportation for attendees at the Boston Convention Center by expanding passenger ferry service operations in the seaport district in the city of Boston to the port areas of Lynn, Salem, Quincy, Plymouth, and Hingham in the interest of tourism and reducing motor vehicle usage in areas of high traffic volume;”

and in said item, by striking out the figures “$1,500,000”and inserting in place thereof the figures “$6,500,000”.