Ferry riders could see fare bumps over next year
Last updated 7/2/2019 at Noon
All those who board the Washington State Ferries' boats by car, by walk-on, by bike, by motorcycle, etc. may soon feel a little lighter in the wallet as the Washington State Transportation Commission (WSTC) wants to increase fares in October.
The WSTC proposal includes two fare increases over the next year, as well as an increase in the capital surcharge paid with each fare. The increases are required by the state Legislature signed off by Gov. Jay Inslee in order to help with the costs of day-to-day operations, the construction of a new ferry vessel, as well as converting...