Connecting with Lower Manhattan

Earlier today, the new Downtown Connection fleet was officially launched. The Downtown Alliance’s new fleet of buses carry up to 25 people – six more than in previous years – and are accessible to wheelchairs. New York City Council Member Margaret Chin, and representatives from Sen. Dan Squadron’s office and the Battery Park City Authority were on hand for the launch.

Click here to see photos from the Connection launch.

It’s the second announcement in as many days for the Downtown Alliance. On Monday, the non-profit launched the fourth annual Holiday Shopping campaign. Berger was joined by New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and J&R’s Rachelle Friedman for the news conference, held at J&R.

Click here to see photos from the holiday launch.

Berger and J&R’s Rachelle Friedman

Berger and Commissioner Mintz