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By Brian Soergel and David Pan
Beacon Publishing 

New ferry terminal debuts in Mukilteo

Edmonds voters nixed a terminal hub almost 15 years ago


Last updated 1/6/2021 at 3:37pm


A view of the passenger building in the new terminal.

Almost 15 years ago, Edmonds had a chance to become a model of what a transportation hub could look like in south Snohomish County.

It didn't happen. The next city north has that shiny new hub now.

A new Mukilteo ferry terminal, which opened Tuesday, Dec. 29, makes Edmonds' transportation hub look quaint in comparison.

Washington State Ferries' newest multimodal terminal – one-third of a mile from the old one – replaces a 63-year-old cramped and outdated facility. Mukilteo is the ferry system's first new terminal in 40 years, funded by $187 million in state and federal money.

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