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Private Firms Seek Support to Run Ferries

Original article Don Sorenson was one of hundreds of drivers inching toward the Edmonds ferry terminal hoping to catch the 4:30 p.m. boat to Kingston. But when the ferry filled up, the line came to a halt, and Sorenson settled in to bake in the sunshine in his pickup to wait second in line for the next boat. Having driven Read More ›

Officials Seek Expanded Passenger Ferry Network

Original article Maritime, transit and government leaders plan to hold a daylong floating forum July 1 to launch a coalition that will help create a network of passenger-only ferries plying Western Washington waters. A key theme will be how to create private/public partnerships that can make future passenger-only ferries financially viable. Private operators here contend they can’t operate regular passenger Read More ›