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By Brian Soergel
Edmonds Beacon 

Ferry fares on the increase again

 

Last updated 8/12/2021 at 11:31am

Brian Soergel

Ferry fares on the rise again.

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.

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