Washington State Ferries

The Puyallup completes its Wednesday morning run from Seattle to Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island. Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review

Pandemic causes ferry ridership to sink 41%

With more folks working from home and domestic and international travel dropping off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ferry traffic has dropped 59 percent to… Continue reading

 

Bremerton’s Art Anderson to support WSF hybrid design

Bremerton’s Art Anderson to support WSF hybrid design

Company to provide design components for up to five Olympic Class WSF ferries.

 

Washington State Ferries to extend winter sailings

Washington State Ferries to extend winter sailings

Washington State Ferries has delayed its transition to a spring season schedule for the foreseeable future. Ferries will continue to operate on winter sailing schedules… Continue reading

Washington State Ferries to extend winter sailings
WSF to remain on winter schedule through at least April 25

WSF to remain on winter schedule through at least April 25

Spring season, which includes increased service on some routes, was expected to begin March 29

WSF to remain on winter schedule through at least April 25
Man arrested after allegedly firing gun from ferry

Man arrested after allegedly firing gun from ferry

State Patrol: shot was not specifically directed at anyone or anything

Man arrested after allegedly firing gun from ferry
Ferry schedule changes at Colman Dock begin Jan.4

Ferry schedule changes at Colman Dock begin Jan.4

Sailings will operate out of a single slip as construction moves forward on Seattle ferry terminal

Ferry schedule changes at Colman Dock begin Jan.4
Ferries implement Whale Report Alert System

Ferries implement Whale Report Alert System

System will provide ferry captains more accurate and updated information regarding orca locations

Ferries implement Whale Report Alert System
WSF: Triangle route schedule working well

WSF: Triangle route schedule working well

But maintenance schedule disruption coming

WSF: Triangle route schedule working well
WSDOT cautions travelers of large ferry rushes this Labor Day weekend
WSDOT cautions travelers of large ferry rushes this Labor Day weekend
Bremerton to Seattle ferry route running on reduced capacity

Bremerton to Seattle ferry route running on reduced capacity

Unplanned vessel maintenance to an M/V Tacoma propeller forced a series of boat moves

Bremerton to Seattle ferry route running on reduced capacity
Transportation Commission approves ferry fare increases

Transportation Commission approves ferry fare increases

Fares will go up 2.5 percent for vehicles and 2 percent for passengers starting October 1.

Transportation Commission approves ferry fare increases

WSF’s Triangle Route schedule change happens March 31

Sailings connect Southworth, Vashon and Fauntleroy terminals

The Triangle: Ferry route schedule under scrutiny

The Triangle: Ferry route schedule under scrutiny

WSF seeking public input and hopes to implement a new sailing schedule this spring.

The Triangle: Ferry route schedule under scrutiny
Remembering Katie Phillips

Remembering Katie Phillips

WSF Southworth terminal toll booth employee honored by family, friends and fellow employees.

Remembering Katie Phillips

Ferries seeking input on long range planning

POULSBO — Washington State Ferries is coming to North Kitsap to get community input about what it thinks is the most important plan for over… Continue reading

In the future, ferries could be powered by LNG or electricity

Last month, we went over WSF’s plan to replace our aging boats with a standard-design boat that can work anywhere in the system. These are… Continue reading

WSF seeking long-range plan input

Meetings have been set for six sites this month and in May.

Good Samaritan and ‘full of joy,’ Phillips’s life ends in tragedy
Good Samaritan and ‘full of joy,’ Phillips’s life ends in tragedy
Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks about the rich cultural and maritime history of the Suquamish people at the keel-laying ceremony for the MV Suquamish, May 9, 2016. The Suquamish, the newest state ferry, was christened on Jan. 4. Nearly all the contemporary Washington State Ferries system routes traverse historically documented Suquamish canoe travel corridors. (Washington State Ferries photo)

State christens newest ferry Suquamish

Will serve passengers on the Mukilteo/Clinton route later this year

Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks about the rich cultural and maritime history of the Suquamish people at the keel-laying ceremony for the MV Suquamish, May 9, 2016. The Suquamish, the newest state ferry, was christened on Jan. 4. Nearly all the contemporary Washington State Ferries system routes traverse historically documented Suquamish canoe travel corridors. (Washington State Ferries photo)