Washington State Ferries

State Ferries: A Future Focus

This article, published by Seattle PI, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: So how do we pay for this new transit system? Bruce Agnew, director of the Cascadia Center For Regional Development at the Discovery Institute, suggests considering a small increase in the motor vehicle excise tax. He also has called for regional transportation funding and control. The rest of Read More ›

Group looks into extending Kitsap Transit plan

OLYMPIA — Lawmakers and transportation leaders Thursday explored the idea of integrating Kitsap Transit’s passenger-only ferry model throughout Puget Sound to reduce congestion on Interstate 5 and local highways. Kitsap Transit is proposing to build 14 or more 149-passenger ferries and operate them like a marine bus system. They would depart Bremerton, Kingston, Southworth and Vashon Island every hour for Read More ›