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State ferries keeping on schedule

April 9th, 2012 by ed friedrich

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 drive motors.

 Visit WSF’s accountability Web page www.wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries/accountability  to view the on-time performance figures.

One Response to “State ferries keeping on schedule”

  1. binewbie Says:

    Nothing like patting oneself on the back for basically being competent. I would think this is expected not something to send a press release out about.