Project History


People have long sought an easier way to commute from Northern Virginia to Washington, DC. The ongoing analysis of dock locations and potential ferry terminal sites builds on a series of feasibility and market assessments begun by the Virginia Department of Transportation in 1999.

The following previously completed studies provide historical background:

2015 NVRC Final Market Analysis Report for Commuter Ferry Service on the Occoquan, Potomac, and Anacostia Rivers

2009 Prince William County Potomac River Commuter Ferry Service Study & Route Proving Exercise

2001 VDOT Ferry Boat Feasibility Study