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Washington State Ferries - Department of Transportation

Washington State Ferries - Operating The Ferries – Operating program provides for the operation and maintenance of the state’s ferry system, which includes 23 ferry vessels, 20 ferry terminals and a dedicated maintenance facility at Eagle Harbor. The ferry system transports approximately 25 million passengers and 11 million vehicles each year, including passenger and commercial vehicles (data as of November 2018.) W0C - Washington State Ferries - Capital The Ferries – Capital program includes preserving and improving existing ferry terminals and vessels and building new terminals and vessels. Capital funds are allocated to projects in three major categories: terminals, vessels and emergency repairs. The program is responsible for preserving and improving 19 terminals*, 23 vessels and the Eagle Harbor Maintenance Facility (data as of November 2018.) *Although WSF operates out of 20 terminals, WSF is not responsible for the preservation and improvements of the Sidney Terminal.
Request 565,564,000
Net change from current biennium 195,005,378 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 52.6% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Puget Sound Ferry Operations Account - Federal 4,800,902 4,255,684 1,067,725 3,966,000 3,966,000
Puget Sound Ferry Operations Account - Private/Local 114,511 60,447 60,000 61,000
Puget Sound Ferry Operations Account - State 236,324,422 254,324,382 110,850,385 276,217,000 281,294,000
Annual Total 241,239,834 258,640,512 111,918,110 280,243,000 285,321,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
10,959,715 2.3% (113,031,891) (23.4%) 195,005,378 52.6%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 1,641.7 1,661.8 1,705.0 1,770.7 1,806.2