Posts Tagged ‘Port Townsend’

Poor Solutions for Growth

Currently, the Washington Legislature is working on a long-range plan for Washington State Ferries for the next 25 years.  The state ferry system acts as the primary means for commuters, residents, and commercial traffic to cross Puget Sound from the quarter of the state that comprises the Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas to the Greater Seattle […]

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It is Everyone’s Fault but My Own

If you haven’t been paying attention to the story of the trials and tribulations of Washington State Ferries, you have missed a true-to-life soap opera with quite a cast of characters. Sunday’s Seattle Times published an article outlining the story of how the city of Port Townsend has fared through a crisis within the ferry […]

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Retirement Used for WSF’s Steel-Electric Ferries

As highlighted in a news article today, the window for a possible return of Washington State Ferries’ 80-year-old Steel-Electric class vessels has come to a close. A Certificate of Inspection, in effect the US Coast Guard’s permission for a passenger vessel to operate, has expired. The washington Legislature has mandated the sale of these ferries […]

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