The Kingston ferry route was one of four that had perfect on-time performances in March. On time for Washington State Ferries means leaving the dock within 10 minutes of the time printed on the schedule. Besides Edmonds-Kingston, the other routes were Point Defiance-Tahlequah, Mukilteo-Clinton and Anacortes-Sidney, B.C., which only had 13 sailings. Seattle-Bremerton finished the month at 98 percent, Seattle-Bainbridge at 98.8 percent and Fauntleroy-Southworth at 97.5 percent.
The main reason for delays was heavy traffic, particularly at Port Townend-Coupeville and Bainbridge.
This month probably won’t be as good
because two Triangle route boats are being slowed to preserve their
Visit WSF’s accountability Web page www.wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries/accountability to view the on-time performance figures.