Ferries

Washington State Ferries Records 41% Ridership Collapse in 2020 Due to Pandemic

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It was a given that the pandemic would depress ferry ridership, but Washington State Ferries (WSF) has reported an astonishing 41% ridership decline in...

House Ups the Ante with $26 Billion Transportation Package

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On Tuesday, Washington House Democrats revealed an ambitious transportation package exceeding dueling senate proposals by more than $10 billion. The 16-year package would raise...
Ferry at the dock with the sunset in the background.

Metro Pours Some Cold Water on a Kenmore-Seattle Water Taxi

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Before the Puget Sound Regional Council shared their draft passenger only ferry study in December, King County Metro had submitted a report on implementation...
Passengers on Colman Dock with a ferry docked.

Kirkland-to-UW and Kenmore-to-UW Rise to the Top in Passenger-Only Ferry Study

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The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) has analyzed seven passenger-only ferry routes and issued results this month. Two Lake Washington routes--Kirkland to the University...

Metro Fares Are Back In October With Covid-Safe Features, Mixed Bag Budget Changes Ahead

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Fares are coming back to King County Metro buses in October. The agency has been busy putting September service changes into effect and rolling...

PSRC Shortlists Eight Routes For Regional Passenger Ferry Study

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Eight passenger-only ferry routes across Puget Sound have made the cut for inclusion in a detailed study by the Puget Sound Regional Council. The Puget...

Puget Sound Passenger-Only Ferry Study Underway, 15 Routes Currently Shortlisted

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The passenger-only ferry (POF) system is set to grow in Puget Sound with the introduction of new service between Southworth and Seattle, making it...

Washington State Ferries Blames Snopocalypse for 3.2% Drop in 2019 Ridership

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Washington State Ferries (WSF) saw ridership fall in 2019 after reaching a 16-year high the year prior. Ridership dropped an astounding 3.2% or 802,249...