Edmonds riders: Ferry fares on the increase again
By October 2022: Round-trip of $34.40 for vehicle/driver on Edmonds-Kingston
Last updated 8/16/2021 at 11:01am
You didn't expect ferry fares to go down, right? Especially after a pandemic – which is not yet over – kept many commuters and travelers home and away from Washington state's watery transit system.
So when the Washington State Transportation Commission announced a 2.5% across-the-board ferry fare increase – for both vehicles and walk-on passengers – on Aug. 10, it wasn't much of a surprise. It had no choice – the fares are set to meet requirements of the transportation budget passed by the 2021 Legislature.
The budget requires $377 million to be generated from fares over the two-y...