Meeting Agenda – August 10, 2023

Final Hearing 2023/24 Ferry Fare Adjustments

Puget Sound Regional Council Board Room
1011 Western Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA


Public Notice 

The Commission reserves the right to take action on any item on the agenda, make adjustments to the order of agenda items, and adjust the time of adjournment as needed.

Those wishing to offer comments can do so during the public comment period either in person or virtually, after registration online. To sign up for virtual comment, using the Q&A box found on-screen during the meeting, please indicate your name and that you would like to provide comments. Written comments can also be submitted via email at:

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Thursday, August 10, 2023

TVW Meeting Recording

Item 1: 9:00 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Presenter: Debbie Young, Chair, Washington State Transportation Commission

Item 2: 9:05

Overview of 2023/25 Ferry Fare Proposal

Presenters: Aaron Halbert, Financial Analyst, Washington State Transportation Commission
Todd Lamphere
, Director of Finance and Administration, Washington State Ferries Washington State Department of Transportation

An overview of the proposed ferry fare adjustments will be provided, along with a summary of the public input received by July 30, 2023.

WSF Tariff Setting Process  (pdf 294kb)
WSTC Summary – Fare Proposal  (pdf 242kb)

Item 3: 9:40

Public Comment

In-person comment can be provided by signing up on the public comment form in the meeting room. To make comment virtually, please put your name in the Q&A box found on-screen during the meeting.

Item 4: 10:10

Commission Discussion & Action

Presenter: Debbie Young, Chair, Washington State Transportation Commission

The Commission will discuss the proposal and make a final decision on fare adjustments for 2023 and 2024.

Adjourn: 11:00

Next Meeting:

September 14, 2023 – In Person
Vancouver, WA




Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information:  Individuals requiring reasonable accommodations may request written materials in alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility accommodations, or other reasonable accommodations by the Commission Office at 360-705-7070 or Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may contact the event sponsor through the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1.


Title VI Notice to Public

It is the Washington State Transportation Commission’s (WSTC) policy to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise discriminated against under any of its programs and activities. Any person who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated, may file a complaint with WSDOT’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights (OECR). For additional information please contact OECR’s Title VI Coordinator 360-705-7090.