Washington State Ferries

Ferries implement Whale Report Alert System

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

 

WSF: Triangle route schedule working well

But maintenance schedule disruption coming

 

Bremerton to Seattle ferry route running on reduced capacity

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

Transportation Commission approves ferry fare increases

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

WSF’s Triangle Route schedule change happens March 31

Sailings connect Southworth, Vashon and Fauntleroy terminals

The Triangle: Ferry route schedule under scrutiny

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

Remembering Katie Phillips

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

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

Two funding accounts have been established for Katie Phillips’ family.

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)

Then and now: A history of our state ferries

With two jumbo ferries plying the waters between Edmonds and Kingston daily, year-round, on a regular timetable, it’s startling to think back 50 years. Half… Continue reading

Get restrooms placed near long ferry lanes | In Our Opinion

Ahh, summer in Kitsap. Sunshine, beaches, special events, and vehicles in the ferry holding lane from downtown Kingston to Barber Cut Off Road and beyond.… Continue reading

‘Nap Tyme,’ the driverless boat | FerryFare

“Nap Tyme” was aptly named as she cruised through Dalco Passage (Tacoma Narrows) on auto pilot with her skipper down below. Like the “Little Engine… Continue reading

WSF seeking Southworth ferry route task-force members

SEATTLE — Washington State Ferries is seeking volunteers to be part of the Triangle Improvement Task Force, a citizen advisory group that will be charged… Continue reading