Starting Friday, the ferry between Canal Street and Algiers Point will be adding more than four hours to weekday schedules.
The Algiers Economic Development Foundation says Veolia Transportation plans to run the ferry from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays. It now runs from 7:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:15 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays.
Weekend schedules will remain 10:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and 10:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays.
Veolia runs the ferries for New Orleans' Regional Transit Authority.