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Current Cross Bay Ferry Ridership Survey Results

The Cross Bay Ferry seasonal service between St. Petersburg and Tampa has exceeded all expectations. Ridership has increased through all non-COVID years and set a new record in 2022, with nearly 62,000 passengers. HMS Ferries conducted weekly ridership surveys garnering more than 6,000 responses. Results show the Cross Bay Ferry generates significant economic value on both sides of the bay.

What they said….

0 %

of riders took the ferry to
enjoy the destination city



activities of Cross Bay Ferry customers:
0 %

reported spending more
than $40 per person

0 %

made the trip to the
destination city ONLY
because they could take the ferry

0 %

used the ferry instead of
driving to make PLANNED trip

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