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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 530,051,000
Net change from current biennium 156,490,989 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 41.9% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Puget Sound Ferry Operations Account - Federal 2,401,049 24,067,633 12,108,752 6,231,000 6,230,000
Puget Sound Ferry Operations Account - Private/Local 55,389 57,266 2,494 60,000 61,000
Puget Sound Ferry Operations Account - State 261,545,082 241,141,133 96,182,733 259,106,000 258,363,000
Annual Total 264,001,520 265,266,032 108,293,979 265,397,000 264,654,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
39,051,520 8.1% (149,082,022) (28.5%) 156,490,989 41.9%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 1,671.6 1,645.6 1,580.7 1,740.5 1,776.0