Officials say more than 15,000 tickets have been sold on the new Providence-to-Newport ferry service.
The service that started July 1 has sold out on about three dozen trips. Weekends have been the strongest with a total ridership in the 600 and 700s on Saturdays and Sundays.
The 149-seat ferry connects India Point Park in Providence and Perrotti Park in Newport.
The pilot program runs seven days a week through Labor Day. Officials will look at the numbers at the end of the season to make a determination on the service for next year.
The state Department of Transportation may consider trips from Providence to places like East Greenwich, Bristol or Wickford.