If the style of tollbooth used at Port Townsend and Keystone gets the job done, why the upgrade at Mukilteo?

The stripped down design seems cost effective?

Image above: Keystone Ferry Terminal 1/4/21


Dec 29, 2020 The Everett Herald

New Mukilteo ferry terminal makes a much anticipated debut

“The $187 million project, which opened Tuesday evening, replaces a 63-year-old terminal nearby.”


In other WA State Ferries news:

Jan 2, 2021 Skagit Valley Herald

Study examines privatizing Anacortes-to-Sidney ferry route


Oct 7, 2020 Port Townsend Leader

Potential loss of Port Townsend-Coupeville ferry route prompts quick reaction from Jefferson County leaders

“Officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation have been considering cutbacks to bridge a revenue shortfall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

“WSDOT officials have been reviewing potential expenditure adjustments for months, and preliminary talks in the department’s Ferries Division have focused on making more than $63 million in cuts.”

“Shutting down the route completely is estimated to cut costs by $13.9 million.”


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Keystone Ferry – inbound

Coupeville/Penn Cove is on the eastern shore of Whidbey Island-no ferry link to Port Townsend exists there.

Possibly of interest:

Occasionally Looking for the Coupeville Ferry

Washington State Ferry Ride

Don’t book a bed and breakfast stay in Coupeville and plan to walk from the ferry terminal to your accommodations.

Ferry Traffic Leaving Coupeville Terminal Routed Away From Coupeville