2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 14:38

Nearly all trips to and from Colman Dock will follow a temporary sailing schedule on Saturday, Oct. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 21, as construction to replace the state’s seismically vulnerable flagship ferry terminal steams ahead.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:08

Washington State Ferries will begin to carry passengers aboard the newest state ferry, Suquamish, with a 12:30 p.m. sailing from Clinton this afternoon, Thursday, Oct. 4.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 14:00

People who drive on or off a ferry in Seattle will experience several changes this fall as the construction zone to replace Washington’s largest ferry terminal expands.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:50

SEATTLE –Washington State Ferries will celebrate the newest state ferry, Suquamish, with a community celebration at WSF’s Eagle Harbor Maintenance Facility on Bainbridge Island on Saturday, Sept 22.

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:20

More than half of Washington State Ferries’ 22-vessel fleet is scheduled to retire by 2040. Five of these ferries are more than 50 years old and need to be replaced immediately to sustain reliable service. These findings are among the key themes of WSF’s newly released draft Long Range Plan, which will be available for public review and comment starting Sept. 10.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 14:00

SEATTLE – Nearly 8 million people have used the Washington State Ferries, more than the population of the State of Washington, to commute since Memorial Day weekend. It’s expected an additional 350,000 people will add to that number over the Labor Day holiday.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 13:33

SEATTLE – A new vessel has joined the state ferry fleet. On Thursday, July 26, Washington State Ferries officially accepted the Suquamish from ship builder Vigor.

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 08:00

SEATTLE – The next few weeks, including the Independence Day holiday, will be busy for Washington State Ferries and travelers are encouraged to plan ahead if sailing from Friday, June 29 to Monday, July 9.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 09:15

SEATTLE – About 500,000 people are expected to hop aboard a ferry during the next five days (May 24 – 28). That means more than two times the population of the city of Spokane will be sailing around the Sound this Memorial Day weekend, the first busy weekend of the summer travel season.

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 13:56

SEATTLE – What happens when a ferry goes out of service and there are no relief vessels available to take its place? How Washington State Ferries would handle this scenario and various other service disruptions are outlined in the Summer Season Service Plan released today.

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