Public Comments Wanted On Ferry Fare Increase Proposal
State Transportation Commission to host four public meetings in July, final hearing in August. OLYMPIA – Ferry customers and anyone with interest in Washington State Ferry fares are being asked to weigh in on a new fare proposal that would take effect starting this October. The Washington State Transportation Commission has released its proposal to increase ferry fares over the next two years.
The proposed increase must generate $357 million between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2017, as required in the recently passed two-year state transportation budget for Washington State Ferry’s operations.