Yes, riders should pay more to use Washington ferries

Jul 31, 2013 Full story: Seattle Times

The Washington Transportation Commission voted Tuesday to gradually increase ferry fares by a total of about 6 percent over the next year.

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jena

Fort Worth, TX

#1 Aug 1, 2013
Wow-- We were visitors a few weeks ago and used the ferry system.. It if were user friendly I would say raise the rates.. but having to make a reservation and having a 15 minute spread to show up to get your place and then wait in line for another 1/2 hour +, and more time to load is crazymaking... When you can't make a reservation you better show up an hour beforehand and wait in a line on the main road and hope to get on 'that' ferry.. The system is not efficient but with a captive clientele you people are S.O. L. and at their mercy.. Good luck with that...
BoHawg

Cleveland, GA

#2 Aug 11, 2013
You musta not've been riding the Keystone-Port Townsend ferry. That is very efficient and pleasant. We have ridden that four times in the last three weeks. Reservations are the way to go.
Ghost of Jeb

Seattle, WA

#3 Oct 10, 2014
THe Port Townsend ferry is "efficient"? Ha ha ha. Wow. You have quadrupule luck, Geowgia. Beginner's luck, mebbe?

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