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This is an exciting and fast paced time for passenger ferry service in Kitsap County and around the Puget Sound. As news stories appear covering passenger ferry developments MTAK will post the links.
 
2 state ferries to be auctioned on eBay - November 16, 2007
 
Renewed Needs for the Mosquito Fleet - November 15, 2007
 
King County Council votes to go into the ferry business - November 13, 2007
 
Sims outlines county plan for 5 new foot-ferry routes - November 9, 2007
 
Port of Kingston Submits Foot Ferry Plan to Gregoire - November 1, 2007
 
Des Moines: We want in on Tall Ships - October 4, 2007
 
Jet Boat Commuter Club Forming in Gig Harbor - October 1, 2007
 
$305 Million Grant Expected to Bring Fast-Ferry Service Back to Kingston - September 6, 2007
 
Reporting Suggesting Fewer Runs Met With Skepticism - September 5, 2007
 
Ferry solutions mired in blame - July 23, 2007
 
Fast Ferry Will Come to Kitsap for Research - July 17, 2007
 
In search of passenger-only ferry service that pencils out - July 5, 2007
 
Passenger Ferry Plan Gaining Stream in King Co. - July 3, 2007
 
Decision by November on tax boost for foot ferries - July 2, 2007
 
Property Tax Hike to Support Ferry - June 30, 2007
 
Commuter group wants Kingston-Seattle foot ferry, may start its own - June 19, 2007
 
North, Sound Sound in Fare Flight - April 19, 2007
 
City letter supports Rolfes bill for ferry oversight - April 4, 2007
 
Ferry funding gets a hard look - April 4, 2007
 
Bremerton-Seattle Foot Ferry to Shut Down - March 7, 2007
 
Fare Enough! Ferry Riders Air Their Dislikes With 4% Hike - February 16, 2007
 
Ferry Fare Advisory Group is Dissolved - February 15, 2007
 
Support Grows for Foot Ferries....But Enough for Another Try? - February 11, 2007
 
Don't Abandon Fast-Ferry Efforts - February 8, 2007
 
Kitsap County votes again on foot-ferry tax - February 4, 2007
 
Opposition Group Sets Sights on Defeating Kitsap Foot Ferry - January 18, 2007
 
Ferry Riders Are Ready for Better Service - January 16, 2007
 
Residents Around Central Kitsap See Value in Economic Arguments - January 16, 2007
 
Foot Ferry Vote, Part 3: The view from Bremerton, SK and CK - January 16, 2007
 
SK Voters Weigh Pros, Cons of Ferries - January 16, 2007
 
Foot Ferry Vote, Part 2: Kingston Commuters Are Still Waiting for Their Ferry To Seattle - January 15, 2007
 
Foot Ferry Vote, Part 1: The Case For and Against a Sales Tax Hike - January 14, 2007
 
City Council calls foot-ferry plan "visionary" - January 13, 2007
 
Ferry Service Campaign Kicks off in Kitsap - January 9, 2007
 
First SK Foot Ferry Meeting is Tonight - December 14, 2006
 
Ferry Election Will Be Open to All Voters in the County - December 13, 2006
 
Transit Board Should OK District Changes - December 11, 2006
 
Voted on Tax Increase for Ferries is Set - December 6, 2006
 
Routed bus service, foot ferries not a need - December 2, 2006
 
Survey Shows Residents See a Need for Foot Ferries - November 22, 2006
Volunteers sought for Passenger Ferry Review Task Force in SK - November 19, 2006
Smaller Transit Service Area Recommended - November 10, 2006
 
King County delivers pair of foot ferry plans for Vashon Island to governor - November 1, 2006
 
King County may take over Vashon-to-downtown ferry route - November 1, 2006
 
Transit Plans to Shrink District before Vote on Foot Ferry - October 12, 2006
 
Ferry Open House Draws Crowd - August 24, 2006
 
Transportation: Get on the water - August 21, 2006
 
Press Release on SEPA meetings
Transit Plans to Shrink District before Vote on Foot Ferry - October 12, 2006
 
Ferry Open House Draws Crowd - August 24, 2006
 
Transportation: Get on the water - August 21, 2006
 
Passenger-Only Ferries Are in Our Hands - August 20, 2006
 
Ferry information fair sails into Kingston - August 19, 2006
 
Swift Craft Cruises on a Cushion - August 18, 2006
 
Wanted: a Kingston Foot Ferry for the Long-Run - August 17, 2006
 
My turn: Ferries Plan Should Acknowledge Kitsap's Needs - June 30, 2006
 
Expansion options for walk-ons ferries studies - June 30, 2006
 
Lawmaker: Ferries Need Lower Costs, Not Higher Fares - June 16, 2006
 
Foot-Ferry Plans Need Voter OK - April 19, 2006
 
Several Hurdles Face New Foot Ferry Service - March 20, 2006
 
Bill would let counties fun foot-ferry service - March 9, 2006
 
Ferry Service Bill Passes - March 9, 2006
 
My Turn: Ferry Bill Offers Wishful Thinking, Not Answers - March 4, 2006
 
Our Views: Legislators Should Back Foot-Ferry Bill - March 1, 2006
 
Passenger Ferry Bill Moves On - February 24, 2006
 
Senate To Get Bill Supporting Foot Ferries - February 18, 2006
 
Senate Budget Includes Foot Ferry Funding - February 16, 2006
 
Passenger-Only Ferry Bills Staying Afloat - February 9, 2006
 
Ferry Bills Up Against Deadline - February 6, 2006
 
Time is right for Passenger-Only Ferries - February 4, 2006
 
Wood Proposes Plan for Four Foot Ferries - February 2, 2006
 
Capital Watch: Take the helm - February 1, 2006
 
Foot ferry service strives to stay afloat - January 30, 2006
 
$2.2 Million Offered for Ferry Route - January 13, 2006
 
Ferry task force: another failure - January 6, 2006
 
Ferry Decision Still Out to Sea - January 5, 2006
 
Run Southworth foot ferry privately, advisor suggests - January 4, 2006
 
Add passenger ferry stop at Southworth - December 22, 2005
 
Passenger ferries, from futility to consultancy - December 9, 2005
 
Transportation: Ferries as transit - November 30, 2005
 
Ferry Task Force Settles on Three Service Options - November 30, 2005
 
Passenger ferry task force has more queries than answers - November 28, 2005
 
Passenger Only Group Tangled Over Triangle - November 23, 2005
 
Aqua Express Hopes to Restart Service in Summer - October 1, 2005
 
Kingston-Seattle foot ferry begins hiatus Saturday - September 29, 2005
 
Riders Lament Loss of Passenger Ferry Runs - September 17, 2005
 
Kitsap Transit Waits on Leases for Foot Ferries - September 16, 2005
 
Foot Ferry Task Force on Tight Time Deadline - September 14, 2005
 
Private Passenger Ferries Deserve Public Subsidies - September 13, 2005
 
Officials Press to Clarify Southworth Ferry Stance - September 7, 2005
 
Private Kingston-Seattle foot ferry to stop sailing - September 1, 2005
 
Aqua Express foot ferry to shut down - September 1, 2005
 
Kingston-Seattle Foot Ferry to Suspend Operations - August 31, 2005
 
Foot Ferry Helps Keep Communities Afloat - August 23, 2005
 
Transportation: Get on the water - August 21, 2005
 
The perfect storm comes to Seattle - August 7, 2005
 
State Should Get Out of Foot Ferries - August 4, 2005
 
South Kitsap Foot Ferry Runs Slashed - August 3, 2005
 
Private ferry reduces service for now - July 6, 2005
 
More Bremerton Ferry Runs Planned - June 29, 2005
 
Southworth to Seattle, Ferry's Future Look - June 9, 2005
 
Transportation balance not as skewed as it seems - June 2, 2005
 
Kingston Ferry Faces Challenges, But Stays Afloat - May 24, 2005
 
Fast Ferry Making Headway, with a Little Help from Its Friend - May 23, 2005
No Answer Yet for the Southworth-Seattle Ferry Commuters - May 23,2005
Choice passenger-only routes shouldn't be privatized - May 12, 2005
Private ferry operators hope to land Southworth - May 2, 2005
Foot-ferry follies continues - April 27, 2005
Foot ferries for Southworth on ice - April 26, 2005
Key players divided on foot ferry financing - March 30, 2005
   
The Spirit moves foot ferry passengers - March 19, 2005
   
Battle looming over Vashon route - March 14, 2005
   
King County Metro eyes passenger-ferry service - March 14, 2005
   
A new Spirit in Rich Passage February 7, 2005
   
If state can't ferry passengers, it should get out of the way - February 7, 2005
    
State, key lawmakers on board with foot ferry plan - February 6, 2005
   
State does the math on foot ferry options - February 3, 2005
   
Second firm seeks passenger ferry to Kitsap County - February 1, 2005
   
SK needs foot ferry, official says - January 26, 2005
   
This will destroy the community - January 25, 2005
   
State should stay out of foot ferries - January 23, 2005
   
Company seeks to run Kitsap passenger ferry - January 21, 2005
   
Kingston foot ferry service to start in new year - December 8, 2004
   
Foot Ferry talk goes South - December 2, 2004
 
Walk-on ferry riders not supported in Seattle, report says- November 18, 2004
 
Bremerton foot ferry slow to catch on - November 2, 2004
   
Foot ferry stumbles at the start - September 10, 2004
 
Seattle Bremerton Passenger Only Fast Ferry Study
 
FootFerry Service-The Private Guys - March 7, 2004
 
Two firms clear ferry service hurdle - March 3, 2004
 
Kitsap board preparing to resume ferry service - March 1, 2004
 
Foot ferry service takes a step forward - March 3, 2004
 
Commuters soon may ride private boats - February 7, 2004
 
Sinclair Inlet service flowing smoothly - February 7, 2004
 
Kitsap Transit Board: Full speed ahead on foot ferries - January 21, 2004
 
Ferry operators to team with Kitsap Transit - January 17, 2004
 
High transportation costs? You’re driving them - January 13, 2004
 
 
 
Kitsap kicks it up: the Peninsula’s “downtown: aims to pull itself out of the doldrums - December 7, 2003
 
Mixed ideologies sunk a good plan for Kitsap - December 2, 2003
 
Foot ferries might be revived - December 2, 2003

Updated: June 15, 2012