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WSF ferry rate increases on hold till corruption allegations are investigated

Beginning in fall 2012, San Juan County residents will need reservations to drive onto the ferry.   - File photo / 2004
Beginning in fall 2012, San Juan County residents will need reservations to drive onto the ferry.
— image credit: File photo / 2004

From The Islands Sounder:

The State Transportation Commission has voted to delay further consideration of ferry fare adjustments until ferry operational reviews are completed.

Washington State Ferries is fielding allegations by KING 5 TV investigators who say engineers padded their paychecks by working unnecessary overtime.

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