Ferries

Ferry Update
6:24 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Remote Yet Vital Inland Northwest Ferry Crossing Gets An Upgrade

The M.V. Sanpoil makes its inaugural trip across the Columbia River at the Keller Ferry crossing. Crowds turned out for the christening, but usually there's little foot traffic on this remote ferry.
Credit Jessica Robinson

Washington's most famous ferries are in Puget Sound. But another, inland ferry operated by the state has been quietly shuttling cars across the Columbia River since 1948. And Wednesday, that ferry crossing got a badly needed update. Correspondent Jessica Robinson was at the christening of the new vessel and has this story.

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Washington State Ferries
4:50 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Washington State Ferry Fares To Increase Over Next Year

Tom Banse Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue July 30, 2013 4:33 pm

Fares on Washington state ferries are going up again. The Washington State Transportation Commission approved a two-stage increase Tuesday afternoon.

The fare increases are designed to meet a $328 million revenue target set by the Washington Legislature.

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