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Ferry passenger tolls.

EFFECTIVE 03:00 A.M. October 1, 2015
ROUTES
Full Fare9
Senior/
Disabled, Youth9
Multiride Media 20
Rides1, 9
Monthly Pass5, 9
Bicycle
Surcharge2
Via Auto Ferry
*Fauntleroy-Southworth
6.05
2.90
48.40
77.45
1.00
*Seattle-Bremerton
*Seattle-Bainbridge Island
*Edmonds-Kingston
7.85
3.80
62.80
100.50
1.00
Port Townsend-Coupeville
3.00
1.35
48.40
77.45
0.50
*Fauntleroy-Vashon
*Southworth-Vashon
*Pt. Defiance-Tahlequah
5.00
2.35
40.00
64.00
1.00
*Mukilteo-Clinton
4.60
2.15
36.80
58.90
1.00
*Anacortes to Lopez, Shaw, Orcas or Friday Harbor
12.85
6.30
83.55
N/A
2.006
Between Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and Friday Harbor4
N/C
N/C
N/C
N/A
N/C
Anacortes to Sidney and Sidney to all destinations
19.00
9.35
N/A
N/A
4.007
From Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and Friday Harbor to Sidney
11.80
5.70
N/A
N/A
2.008
Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and Friday Harbor to Sidney (round trip)3
23.60
11.65
N/A
N/A
4.007
 
All fares rounded to the next multiple of $0.05.
*
These routes operate as a one-point toll collection system.
1MULTIRIDE MEDIA - Shall be valid only for 90 days from date of purchase after which time the tickets shall not be accepted for passage. Remaining value will not be eligible for refund or exchange. For mail order deliveries, WSF may add additional days to allow for delivery times.
2BICYCLE SURCHARGE - Is an addition to the appropriate passenger fare. Customers using multiride media and monthly passes are exempt from the bicycle surcharge. On all routes except Anacortes/San Juan Island/Sidney, B.C., customers paying with the ePurse or the ORCA card are exempt from the bicycle surcharge.
3ROUND TRIP - Round trip passage for international travel available for trips beginning or ending on one of the Islands served.
4INTER-ISLAND FARES - Passenger fares included in Anacortes tolls.
5PASSES - Passenger passes are available for all routes except Anacortes/San Juan Island/Sidney. Passes are valid for the period printed on the pass and will be presented to Washington state ferries staff or scanned through an automated turnstile whenever a passenger fare is collected. This pass is based on 16 days of passenger travel with a 20% discount. A $1.00 retail/shipping and handling fee will be added to the price of the pass.
A combination ferry-transit pass may be available for a particular route when determined by Washington state ferries and a local public transit agency to be a viable fare instrument. The WSF portion of the fare is based on 16 days of passenger travel per month at a 20% discount.
The monthly pass is valid for a maximum of 31 round trips per month, is nontransferable, is nonreproducible, and is intended for a single user. Monthly passes purchased through the regional SmartCard program are also nontransferable and intended for a single user, but allow for unlimited usage.
6BICYCLE SURCHARGE - This becomes $4.00 during peak season (May 1 through September 30).
7BICYCLE SURCHARGE - This becomes $6.00 during peak season.
8BICYCLE SURCHARGE - This becomes $3.00 during peak season.
9CAPITAL SURCHARGE - There will be an additional $0.25 capital surcharge on each single passenger fare collected. On all multiride cards except for Port Townsend/Coupeville, there will be an additional capital surcharge of $2.50. For Port Townsend/Coupeville, the additional capital surcharge will be $5.00 on multiride cards. On all monthly passes except Port Townsend/Coupeville, there will be an additional $4.00 capital surcharge. For Port Townsend/Coupeville, the additional capital surcharge will be $8.00 on monthly passes.
CHILDREN/YOUTH - Children under six years of age will be carried free when accompanied by parent or guardian. Children/youths six through eighteen years of age will be charged the youth fare, which will be 50% of full fare rounded to the next multiple of $0.05.
SENIOR CITIZENS - Passengers age 65 and over, with proper identification establishing proof of age, may travel at half-fare passenger tolls on any route where passenger fares are collected.
PERSONS OF DISABILITY - Any individual who, by reason of illness, injury, congenital malfunction, or other incapacity or disability is unable without special facilities or special planning or design to utilize ferry system services, upon presentation of a WSF Disability Travel Permit, Regional Reduced Fare Permit, or other identification which establishes a disability may travel at half-fare passenger tolls on any route. In addition, those persons with disabilities who require attendant care while traveling on the ferries, and are so certified by their physician, may obtain an endorsement on their WSF Disability Travel Permit and such endorsement shall allow the attendant to travel free as a passenger.
BUS PASSENGERS - Passengers traveling on public transit buses pay the applicable fare. Passengers traveling in private or commercial buses will be charged the half-fare rate.
MEDICARE CARD HOLDERS - Any person holding a medicare card duly issued to that person pursuant to Title II or Title XVIII of the Social Security Act may travel at half-fare passenger tolls on any route upon presentation of a WSF Disability Travel Permit or a Regional Reduced Fare Permit at time of travel.
IN-NEED ORGANIZATIONS - For qualified organizations serving in-need clients by providing tickets for transportation on WSF at no cost to clients, program would offer a monthly discount to approximate appropriate multiride media discount rates. Appointing bodies (those that appoint Ferry Advisory Committees) will nominate to the Washington State Transportation Commission those organizations that meet the criteria of the program. The Commission will review such nominations and certify those organizations that qualify. The following criteria will be used for nominating and certifying in-need organizations: Nongovernmental and not-for-profit organizations whose primary purpose is one or more of the following: Help clients with medical issues; provide clients with low-income social services; help clients suffering from domestic violence; provide clients with employment-seeking services; and/or help clients with Social Security. Travel will be initially charged based on full fare and billed monthly. The credits will be approximately based on the discount rates offered to multiride media users applicable on the date of travel.
PROMOTIONAL TOLLS - A promotional rate may be established at the discretion of the WSF Assistant Secretary, Executive Director for a specific discount in order to enhance total revenue and effective only at designated times on designated routes. A promotional fare product may also be established to support tourism or other special events. The promotional fare or product may be bundled and sold as part of a multiparty promotional program.
Special passenger fare rate(s) may be established for a pilot program in conjunction with the Central Puget Sound Regional Fare Integration project on ferry route(s) serving King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The rate(s) may be established at the discretion of the WSF Assistant Secretary, Executive Director for a specific discount not to exceed fifty percent of full fare.
SCHOOL GROUPS - Passengers traveling in authorized school groups for institution-sponsored activities will be charged a flat rate of $1 per walk-on group or per vehicle of students and/or advisors and staff. All school groups require a letter of authorization and prior notification. Notification shall be made no less than 72 hours before the scheduled departure and will include the expected number of school-age children and adults that will be traveling to ensure WSF can satisfy U.S. Coast Guard lifesaving equipment requirements. Failure to provide adequate notification may result in delayed travel. Vehicles and drivers will be charged the fare applicable to vehicle size. The special school rate is $2 on routes where one-point toll systems are in effect.
BUNDLED SINGLE FARE BOOKS - WSF may bundle single fare types into multiride media as a customer convenience. Remaining value will not be eligible for refund or exchange. For mail order deliveries, WSF may add additional days for delivery times.
FIRE DEPARTMENT AND FIRE DISTRICT FARE CONSIDERATION - At the discretion of the WSF Assistant Secretary, WSF may authorize no-fare or discounted fare passage on scheduled and/or special ferry sailings for fire departments and fire districts that provide contracted fire protection services for WSF ferry terminals and/or other WSF facilities within their jurisdiction. Such passage shall be considered full and complete consideration for such fire protection services, in lieu of annual payments for such services, to be so noted in such fire protection agreements. The scope of such authorization includes designated fire department and fire district vehicles (see below), drivers and passengers en route to and from an emergency call, on ferry routes with a WSF terminal and/or other WSF facility served by a fire department or fire district pursuant to a WSF fire protection service agreement. Authorized vehicles may include public fire department and fire district medical aid units, fire trucks, incident command and/or other vehicles dispatched to and returning from an emergency call. WSF may implement such ferry passage on a pilot project basis to assess the operational, financial and administrative impact on WSF. By June 30, 2011, WSF shall submit a written report to the Transportation Commission identifying such impacts with a recommendation whether to make such passage authorization a permanent component of the WSF ferry toll schedule.
GROUP OR VOLUME SALES - In order to increase total revenues, WSF may develop full fare or discounted customer packages or bundle single fare types into multiride media or offer passes for high volume or group users. In pricing these packages, WSF will have discretion to set appropriate volume discounts based on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL EVENTS - In order to increase total revenues, WSF may develop, create or participate in special events that may include, but not be limited to, contributing or packaging discounted fares in exchange for the opportunity to participate in the income generated by the event.
EFFECTIVE 03:00 A.M. May 1, 2016
ROUTES
Full Fare8
Senior/
Disabled, Youth8
Multiride Media 20
Rides1, 8
Monthly Pass5, 8
Bicycle
Surcharge2
Via Auto Ferry
*Fauntleroy-Southworth
6.10
2.90
48.80
78.10
1.00
*Seattle-Bremerton
*Seattle-Bainbridge Island
*Edmonds-Kingston
7.95
3.85
63.60
101.80
1.00
Port Townsend-Coupeville
3.05
1.40
48.80
78.10
0.50
*Fauntleroy-Vashon
*Southworth-Vashon
*Pt. Defiance-Tahlequah
5.05
2.40
40.40
64.65
1.00
*Mukilteo-Clinton
4.65
2.20
37.20
59.55
1.00
*Anacortes to Lopez, Shaw, Orcas or Friday Harbor
13.00
6.35
84.50
N/A
2.006
Between Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and Friday Harbor4
N/C
N/C
N/C
N/A
N/C
Anacortes to Sidney and Sidney to all destinations
19.20
9.45
N/A
N/A
4.007
From Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and Friday Harbor to Sidney
11.90
5.75
N/A
N/A
2.008
Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and Friday Harbor to Sidney (round trip)3
23.80
11.75
N/A
N/A
4.007
 
All fares rounded to the next multiple of $0.05.
*
These routes operate as a one-point toll collection system.
1MULTIRIDE MEDIA - Shall be valid only for 90 days from date of purchase after which time the tickets shall not be accepted for passage. Remaining value will not be eligible for refund or exchange. For mail order deliveries, WSF may add additional days to allow for delivery times.
2BICYCLE SURCHARGE - Is an addition to the appropriate passenger fare. Customers using multiride media and monthly passes are exempt from the bicycle surcharge. On all routes except Anacortes/San Juan Islands/Sidney, B.C., customers paying with the ePurse on the ORCA card are exempt from the bicycle surcharge.
3ROUND TRIP - Round trip passage for international travel available for trips beginning or ending on one of the Islands served.
4INTER-ISLAND FARES - Passenger fares included in Anacortes tolls.
5PASSES - Passenger passes are available for all routes except Anacortes/San Juan Island/Sidney. Passes are valid for the period printed on the pass and will be presented to Washington state ferries staff or scanned through an automated turnstile whenever a passenger fare is collected. This pass is based on 16 days of passenger travel with a 20% discount. A $1.00 retail/shipping and handling fee will be added to the price of the pass.
A combination ferry-transit pass may be available for a particular route when determined by Washington state ferries and a local public transit agency to be a viable fare instrument. The WSF portion of the fare is based on 16 days of passenger travel per month at a 20% discount.
The monthly pass is valid for a maximum of 31 round trips per month, is nontransferable, is nonreproducible, and is intended for a single user. Monthly passes purchased through the regional SmartCard program are also nontransferable and intended for a single user, but allow for unlimited usage.
6BICYCLE SURCHARGE - This becomes $4.00 during peak season (May 1 through September 30).
7BICYCLE SURCHARGE - This becomes $6.00 during peak season.
8BICYCLE SURCHARGE - This becomes $3.00 during peak season.
9CAPITAL SURCHARGE - There will be an additional $0.25 capital surcharge on each single passenger fare collected. On all multiride cards except for Port Townsend/Coupeville, there will be an additional capital surcharge of $2.50. For Port Townsend/Coupeville, the additional capital surcharge will be $5.00 on multiride cards. On all monthly passes except Port Townsend/Coupeville, there will be an additional $4.00 capital surcharge. For Port Townsend/Coupeville, the additional capital surcharge will be $8.00 on monthly passes.
CHILDREN/YOUTH - Children under six years of age will be carried free when accompanied by parent or guardian. Children/youths six through eighteen years of age will be charged the youth fare, which will be 50% of full fare rounded to the next multiple of $0.05.
SENIOR CITIZENS - Passengers age 65 and over, with proper identification establishing proof of age, may travel at half-fare passenger tolls on any route where passenger fares are collected.
PERSONS OF DISABILITY - Any individual who, by reason of illness, injury, congenital malfunction, or other incapacity or disability is unable without special facilities or special planning or design to utilize ferry system services, upon presentation of a WSF Disability Travel Permit, Regional Reduced Fare Permit, or other identification which establishes a disability may travel at half-fare passenger tolls on any route. In addition, those persons with disabilities who require attendant care while traveling on the ferries, and are so certified by their physician, may obtain an endorsement on their WSF Disability Travel Permit and such endorsement shall allow the attendant to travel free as a passenger.
BUS PASSENGERS - Passengers traveling on public transit buses pay the applicable fare. Passengers traveling in private or commercial buses will be charged the half-fare rate.
MEDICARE CARD HOLDERS - Any person holding a medicare card duly issued to that person pursuant to Title II or Title XVIII of the Social Security Act may travel at half-fare passenger tolls on any route upon presentation of a WSF Disability Travel Permit or a Regional Reduced Fare Permit at time of travel.
IN-NEED ORGANIZATIONS - For qualified organizations serving in-need clients by providing tickets for transportation on WSF at no cost to clients, program would offer a monthly discount to approximate appropriate multiride media discount rates. Appointing bodies (those that appoint Ferry Advisory Committees) will nominate to the Washington State Transportation Commission those organizations that meet the criteria of the program. The Commission will review such nominations and certify those organizations that qualify. The following criteria will be used for nominating and certifying in-need organizations: Nongovernmental and not-for-profit organizations whose primary purpose is one or more of the following: Help clients with medical issues; provide clients with low-income social services; help clients suffering from domestic violence; provide clients with employment-seeking services; and/or help clients with Social Security. Travel will be initially charged based on full fare and billed monthly. The credits will be approximately based on the discount rates offered to multiride media users applicable on the date of travel.
PROMOTIONAL TOLLS - A promotional rate may be established at the discretion of the WSF Assistant Secretary, Executive Director for a specific discount in order to enhance total revenue and effective only at designated times on designated routes. A promotional fare product may also be established to support tourism or other special events. The promotional fare or product may be bundled and sold as part of a multiparty promotional program.
Special passenger fare rate(s) may be established for a pilot program in conjunction with the Central Puget Sound Regional Fare Integration project on ferry route(s) serving King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The rate(s) may be established at the discretion of the WSF Assistant Secretary, Executive Director for a specific discount not to exceed fifty percent of full fare.
SCHOOL GROUPS - Passengers traveling in authorized school groups for institution-sponsored activities will be charged a flat rate of $1 per walk-on group or per vehicle of students and/or advisors and staff. All school groups require a letter of authorization and prior notification. Notification shall be made no less than 72 hours before the scheduled departure and will include the expected number of school-age children and adults that will be traveling to ensure WSF can satisfy U.S. Coast Guard lifesaving equipment requirements. Failure to provide adequate notification may result in delayed travel. Vehicles and drivers will be charged the fare applicable to vehicle size. The special school rate is $2 on routes where one-point toll systems are in effect.
BUNDLED SINGLE FARE BOOKS - WSF may bundle single fare types into multiride media as a customer convenience. Remaining value will not be eligible for refund or exchange. For mail order deliveries, WSF may add additional days for delivery times.
FIRE DEPARTMENT AND FIRE DISTRICT FARE CONSIDERATION - At the discretion of the WSF Assistant Secretary, WSF may authorize no-fare or discounted fare passage on scheduled and/or special ferry sailings for fire departments and fire districts that provide contracted fire protection services for WSF ferry terminals and/or other WSF facilities within their jurisdiction. Such passage shall be considered full and complete consideration for such fire protection services, in lieu of annual payments for such services, to be so noted in such fire protection agreements. The scope of such authorization includes designated fire department and fire district vehicles (see below), drivers and passengers en route to and from an emergency call, on ferry routes with a WSF terminal and/or other WSF facility served by a fire department or fire district pursuant to a WSF fire protection service agreement. Authorized vehicles may include public fire department and fire district medical aid units, fire trucks, incident command and/or other vehicles dispatched to and returning from an emergency call. WSF may implement such ferry passage on a pilot project basis to assess the operational, financial and administrative impact on WSF. By June 30, 2011, WSF shall submit a written report to the Transportation Commission identifying such impacts with a recommendation whether to make such passage authorization a permanent component of the WSF ferry toll schedule.
GROUP OR VOLUME SALES - In order to increase total revenues, WSF may develop full fare or discounted customer packages or bundle single fare types into multiride media or offer passes for high volume or group users. In pricing these packages, WSF will have discretion to set appropriate volume discounts based on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL EVENTS - In order to increase total revenues, WSF may develop, create or participate in special events that may include, but not be limited to, contributing or packaging discounted fares in exchange for the opportunity to participate in the income generated by the event.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 47.56.030 and 47.60.315. WSR 15-18-002, § 468-300-010, filed 8/19/15, effective 10/1/15; WSR 13-18-019, § 468-300-010, filed 8/26/13, effective 9/26/13; WSR 11-18-034, § 468-300-010, filed 8/30/11, effective 10/1/11 and 5/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 47.56.030, 47.60.326. WSR 10-24-028, § 468-300-010, filed 11/19/10, effective 1/1/11; WSR 09-19-044, § 468-300-010, filed 9/10/09, effective 10/11/09; WSR 08-08-070, § 468-300-010, filed 3/31/08, effective 5/1/08; WSR 07-08-064, § 468-300-010, filed 3/29/07, effective 5/1/07; WSR 06-08-036, § 468-300-010, filed 3/29/06, effective 5/1/06; WSR 05-10-041, § 468-300-010, filed 4/28/05, effective 6/1/05; WSR 03-08-072, § 468-300-010, filed 4/1/03, effective 5/2/03; WSR 02-09-010, § 468-300-010, filed 4/5/02, effective 5/6/02; WSR 01-11-010, § 468-300-010, filed 5/3/01, effective 6/3/01; WSR 00-24-050, § 468-300-010, filed 11/30/00, effective 12/31/00; WSR 99-08-066, § 468-300-010, filed 4/5/99, effective 5/6/99; WSR 98-08-051, § 468-300-010, filed 3/27/98, effective 4/27/98; WSR 96-05-046 and 96-05-047 (Orders 79 and 80), § 468-300-010, filed 2/16/96, effective 3/19/96; WSR 94-18-014 (Order 77), § 468-300-010, filed 8/25/94, effective 9/25/94; WSR 94-07-104 (Order 75), § 468-300-010, filed 3/18/94, effective 4/18/94; WSR 93-18-005, § 468-300-010, filed 8/19/93, effective 9/19/93; WSR 92-18-005, § 468-300-010, filed 8/20/92, effective 9/20/92; WSR 91-18-022 (Order 72), § 468-300-010, filed 8/27/91, effective 9/27/91; WSR 89-14-052 (Order 67, Resolution No. 354), § 468-300-010, filed 6/30/89; WSR 89-04-014 (Order 66, Resolution No. 343), § 468-300-010, filed 1/23/89, effective 7/1/89; WSR 87-12-005 (Order 61, Resolution No. 298), § 468-300-010, filed 5/21/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 47.60.290, 47.60.300 and 47.60.326. WSR 86-24-009 (Order 59, Resolution No. 287), § 468-300-010, filed 11/21/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 47.60.326. WSR 86-06-010 (Order 54, Resolution No. 263), § 468-300-010, filed 2/21/86; WSR 85-11-007 (Order 44, Resolution No. 241), § 468-300-010, filed 5/3/85; WSR 84-11-052 (Order 42, Resolution Nos. 221 and 222), § 468-300-010, filed 5/17/84; WSR 84-10-002 (Order 41, Resolution No. 218), § 468-300-010, filed 4/20/84; WSR 83-07-062 (Order 33, Resolution No. 175), § 468-300-010, filed 3/22/83; WSR 82-07-063 (Order 28, Resolution No. 143), § 468-300-010, filed 3/22/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 47.60.325 and 47.56.030. WSR 81-15-099 (Order 23, Resolution No. 117), § 468-300-010, filed 7/22/81. Statutory Authority: RCW 47.60.325. WSR 81-08-044 (Order 17, Resolution No. 104), § 468-300-010, filed 3/31/81; WSR 80-16-012 (Order 16, Resolution No. 90), § 468-300-010, filed 10/27/80; WSR 80-04-104 (Order 15, Resolution No. 72), § 468-300-010, filed 4/1/80; WSR 79-09-136 (Order 11, Resolution No. 57), § 468-300-010, filed 9/5/79; WSR 79-04-047 (Order 6, Resolution No. 44), § 468-300-010, filed 3/27/79; WSR 78-06-040 (Order 2, Resolution No. 21), § 468-300-010, filed 5/19/78.]
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