Transportation Commission Releases Draft Plan 2035

Help Shape Washington’s Transportation Future: Statewide Public Comment on Plan Sought Through September 2014 Plan Recognizes Importance of Diverse Transportation Network for Puget Sound Region and Olympic Peninsula – from Paul Parker, Deputy Executive Director, Washington State Transportation Commission – The Washington State Transportation Commission (Commission) today released its draft … Continue reading

Ferries Secretary Reviews a Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Week

— from George Capacci, Interim Assistant Secretary WSDOT/Ferries Division – This has been a challenging week for Washington State Ferries and the customers we serve. On Tuesday, July 29 the Tacoma lost power while entering Eagle Harbor near Bainbridge Island. Captain Ty Anderson and crew dropped anchor and immediately stabilized … Continue reading

Ferry Cancellations

– from Washington State Ferries – Thursday: All international departures from Anacortes, Friday Harbor and Sidney, B.C., will be canceled on Thursday, 7/31 and Friday, 8/1 due to vessel repositioning throughout the system. The affected westbound departures are Anacortes 8:25 a.m. and 2:50 p.m., and Friday Harbor 9:45 a.m. The … Continue reading

Charity & Nonprofit Education Symposium

Friday, June 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Friday Harbor — from the San Juan County Economic Development Council The Washington State Secretary of State’s Corporations and Charities Division, partnering with the San Juan County Economic Development Council, will present a full-day symposium for nonprofits and charities. The event … Continue reading

Ferries’ Chief Candidates Come to Friday Harbor

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 – from Rick Hughes – Washington State Ferries (WSF) candidates for CEO of the division within the State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) George Capacci and John Ladenberg  answered questions on Monday, June 9 about how they will take our state ferry system forward in the future. From working with unions … Continue reading

Meet WSF Top Candidates in Friday Harbor – Update

Monday, June 9, 4-6 p.m.,  Friday Harbor House, 130 West St., Friday Harbor Opportunity to talk one-on-one UPDATE: Location Change Ferry boss finalists named – from Lars Erickson, WSDOT Communications – Following a significant recruitment effort, the Washington State Department of Transportation has narrowed the pool of candidates for Assistant … Continue reading