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  1. From past test to future schedule @ Washington State Ferries' Triangle Task ForceRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 8 | West Seattle Blog

    ... "people raving" about the experiment. kathleen - people were raving on FB about this Tim O'Mahony , representing Southworth, observed the experiment for two days; on one, he said, he counted almost 100 vehicles headed to Southworth before one going ...

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  2. Fellow ferry riders help police in fatal hit-and-run caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Bellingham Herald

    ... that killed 34-year-old Katherine Phillips as she attempted to pour gas into a car stalled on Sedgwick Road. A Southworth ferry commuter told investigators the day after the crash that she saw a gold Chevrolet Impala drive over the road flares while ...

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  3. Car that killed Kitsap good Samaritan likely foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... on the Impala before Phillips was hit. Because of the timing of the hit-and-run and how close it was to the Southworth ferry dock, detectives want to speak to anyone who may have seen the Impala or have in-vehicle video of the ferry crossing that ...

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  4. Yelm school bond measure still coming up short in latest vote countRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Olympian

    ... and 2016. The district's last bond passed in 2003. This time, the money would go to rebuild Yelm Middle School , Southworth Elementary School and add on to Prairie Elementary School to alleviate overcrowding. The district would also make security ...

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  5. WA: Kitsap Transit Considering Outside Help in Fixing Reservation System ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Mass Transit

    ... brought up concerns of scale-ability. A reservation system isn't expected to be needed for the Kingston and Southworth routes, but it should be available if necessary. A consultant could help set up a system that works well for Kitsap Transit's ...

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  6. West Seattle Transportation Coalition: Student elected to board;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    ... the Triangle Task Force - including the challenges of staging for two destinations, especially considering that Southworth traffic has been growing. Schedule changes is one thing they're looking at. He also mentioned the tollbooth "tweak" that will ...

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  7. A 'Ferry' Good YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Marine News

    ... and Annapolis, and three new Tier IV-powered high speed 250-passenger subchapter K ferries for voyages from Southworth and Kingston to downtown Seattle. Separately, the National Park Service is also in the hunt for a new ferry operator to run their ...

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  8. West Seattle Thursday: RapidRide route art walk, Alki Community...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    ... ROUTE TASK FORCE: The Washington State Ferries citizens advisory committee with reps from Fauntleroy, Vashon, and Southworth meets at Fauntleroy Church 's Fellowship Hall, 4:30-7 pm. We'll link the agenda here when we get it. (9140 California SW) ...

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  9. Ferry Alert Update: Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth returning to 3 boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    ... with the Cathlamet and the Sealth until repairs to the Issaquah are completed. The Cathlamet departed Vashon for Southworth at 10:45 am and the Sealth departed Vashon for Fauntleroy at 10:15 am to begin temporary service modifications. 2:44 PM: ...

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  10. WA: Kitsap Transit Marine Services Director ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Mass Transit

    ... to Seattle. He was also involved in vessel acquisition and the planned expansion of service to Kingston and Southworth. Kitsap Transit's marine services staff will report directly to Clauson until the position is filled, spokesman Sanjay Bhatt said. ...

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  11. Traffic/Transit Today: Pre-holiday Monday watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Seen in the Fauntleroy ferry lane about that time, haa https://t.co/GlraaXz30L westseattleblog If you haven't been out to look for orcas yet, here's another chance - as of about half an hour ago, they turned northbound. westseattleblog @ SaraHynesRobins At that link, at least until we had to move on at 11. They were visible near and close to Southworth dock.

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  12. Washington State Ferries' Triangle Task Force 'at a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    It was created early this year with the expectations its members would commit a year to tackling some of the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route's challenges. But now Washington State Ferries says it's time to tackle a big one - revamping the Triangle Route's schedules - and thinking the task force might want to hang around and help.

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  13. Fast Ferry Service to Seattle: An Encouraging First Step Toward Regional GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... boat from New York to supplement existing service and is expediting construction of additional boats to service Southworth and Kingston. Suddenly, the Kitsap Peninsula is not just an affordable place to live for Seattle commuters, but a convenient ...

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  14. Triangle Task Force mulls its mission, with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    ... period alone, there are 100+ more spaces each day than used. Destinations - More people are going to Vashon than Southworth, during the 3-6 pm period, but the gap is closing a bit. Overall observations - they're filling the dock and the exit lane ...

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  15. Fauntleroy Community Association: Toplines, from ferries to festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    ... Fauntleroy Church , 9140 California SW), as well as the public meetings planned on Vashon (September 20th) and in Southworth, with people furious that boats continue to leave without being filled. He also noted that WSF has been short on boats due ...

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  16. Ferry Alert: Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth back to 3 boats tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Just announced by Washington State Ferries , a week after a systemwide vessel shortage put the already-challenged Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route on a two-boat schedule: The service restoration will come following the return of Hyak on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, along with a series of boat moves.

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  17. WA: Kitsap Transit Buys Ferry for Kingston Route, Backup Engines for Bremerton RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Mass Transit

    ... route until a full-time boat can be built. Then it will serve as a backup for both the Kingston and Southworth routes. The Finest will be shipped from New York, which will cost $150,000. Redoing the electronics and navigation systems will cost ...

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  18. Traffic/Transit Today: Post-holiday Tuesday watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    STILL 2 BOATS ON TRIANGLE ROUTE : The Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth Washington State Ferries route continues on a 2-boat schedule TFN - see it here .

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  19. Tired of Poor Ferry Service?Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | Vashon Loop

    In between researching and starting to write my next book I veered off into the world of Vashon's ferries. No doubt the frustrating process of writing played a role but, in truth, I was tired of long delays getting off-island when boats preferentially fill with Southworth cars and leave Vashonites stranded, tired of sitting on the Fauntleroy dock when WSF cancels or delays evening runs to avoid overtime and "restore order," tired of poorly thought out tests such as having everyone stop at the tollbooth at Fauntleroy generating lines back up to California street while half-empty boats sail and ferry fares rise.

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  20. Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route reduced to two-boat schedule starting, Thursday Aug. 31Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | Vashon Loop

    ... be reduced service and a series of ferry moves to balance service needs across the system. The Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route will go from three to a two-boat schedule starting Thursday, Aug. 31. Following nearly a month of one-boat service, the ...

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