state highway system Archives - Salish Current

WSF service, bad as it’s ever been, only going to get worse

June 4, 2024
Alex MacLeod

Commentary: Boosting funding and reorganizing leadership two steps in right direction

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Struggling state ferry system finds its way in Washington governor’s race

April 16, 2024
Jerry Cornfield, Washington State Standard

Democrat Bob Ferguson backs building diesel ferries if it gets new boats sooner. Republican Dave Reichert pokes him for pilfering an idea GOP lawmakers proposed months ago.

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Reliable ferry service, tourism and the question of balance

March 27, 2024
Toby Cooper

The San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau’s “Getting here is half the fun” campaign aims to counter a negative perception of ferry service.

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Washington State Ferries problem is a management problem

December 6, 2023
Alex MacLeod

Commentary: On the San Juan Islands/Anacortes route, one day it’s an old boat with mechanical problems. One day it is the lack of necessary crew. Some days it is both.

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Where’s the ferry?

February 24, 2023
Nancy DeVaux

Islanders will see more crew, upgraded terminal … before new ferries.

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