Washington State Ferry Update


Revised Draft Long-Range Plan Now Available


The Washington Department of Transportation¬†released the Revised Draft Long-Range Plan for the Washington State Ferry¬†system.¬† The Revised Draft Plan¬†reflected the comments on the DOT’s draft plan.¬†


During the 38-day comment period, there were ten public hearings in ferry-served communities to present the draft plan and to listen to public testimony. The public hearings were attended by over 1,300 individuals, hundreds gave public testimony, and over 800 provided written comments.  



A copy of the Revised Draft Long-Range Plan, as well as all of the public comments received between Dec. 19, 2008 and Jan. 26, 2009, are available online at http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/planning/ESHB2358.