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Ferry Resources: Washington State Ferries, our Ferry Advisory Committee, Islanders for Ferry Action

Updated: Jan 9





WA STATE FERRIES

October 2023 Proposed Plans for the New Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal

At our November 16 meeting, Justin Hirsch, chair of the Vashon Ferry Advisory Committee, presented the options being considered for the new Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal. You can read the document here.

Justin reviewed them all in the meeting, giving his opinions on each of them. You can see his presentation here, beginning at 57.4 minutes into the recording. https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/5oKGDIDiNjnincrCrjq2gWbpLqFhbKzZEdiTjh-qU6FsdfMQYq42cOHwqqo6I7rl.9UTdhlTUj91erNbI

Passcode: !e3LcH+5


Service Restoration Plan

January, 2024: With limited vessel availability, WSF will be unable to operate full service until new vessels are constructed and delivered. [T]he first new vessel likely won’t enter service until 2028.

The latest information on progress to restore service based on vessel and crew availability.

Progress reports and updates: Rider updates | WSDOT (wa.gov)


WSF Weekly Update

Weekly newsletter Assistant Secretary Patty Rubstello sends out each Thursday sharing news and announcements from around the ferry system.

Customer Information

How to subscribe to route alerts, see the latest service bulletins and sailing schedules, find cameras and real-time vessel departures/locations.

Social Media

WSF social media accounts with posts on systemwide ferry system updates. NOTE: WSF does not follow private community groups on Facebook.

Web

Community meetings and FAC contacts: Community participation | WSDOT (wa.gov)


FERRY Advisory Committee

Justin Hirsch, Chair Rachel Rome

Wendy Aman


2024 Meetings:

January 17th (3rd Wednesday due to room availability). FAC meeting 7-8:30 pm

January 17: WSF is also holding a Virtual meeting for the public at 12:30 pm

January 18th - WSF is also holding a Virtual meeting for the public, at 6pm

March 27th

May 22nd

July 17th (3rd Wednesday due to room availability).

September 25

November 20th (3rd Wednesday due to Thanksgiving)


Location: On Zoom and at the Land Trust Building

Time: 7-8:30 pm


To obtain more info, please contact Justin Hirsch at VashonFAC@gmail.com


ISLANDERS FOR FERRY ACTION

A working group convened by the Vashon-Maury Chamber of Commerce


WSF Fauntleroy Terminal Project

the next Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, from 6-8 p.m. on Zoom. If you would like a copy of the agenda, or listen in, submit a request to FauntleroyTermProj@wsdot.wa.gov As the date becomes closer, there will be more info published on the WSF project website:

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