Transportation

‘Island Transit drivers are so friendly…The driver and other passengers look out for each other,’ says Bree, a Camano Island bus rider.

Why I Ride: Young Professional Returns to Camano – Takes Island Transit to Work

Bree, a young professional, grew up on Camano but then left to seek other opportunities. After being away for years, Bree was looking for a… Continue reading

 

Andy Bronson/Everett Herald file photo
Ferries pass on a crossing between Mukilteo and Whidbey Island.

State ferry fares to rise this fall, and even more next fall

The 2.5% hike in each of the next two years will apply to everyone: drivers, bikers and walkers.

 

Gerald McLoughlin and his wife, Kyungho, use Island Transit to explore and discover their new community.

Transit Tours: Fun, Entertaining and Community Building

A trip to the Anacortes Farmer’s Market was the first Island Transit Ride with a Guide tour Gerald McLoughlin and his wife Kyungho took nearly… Continue reading

 

The new Mukilteo terminal's east elevators (left near stairs) are now open. They're located just a few steps from the transit center. (Washington State Ferries)

Study examines Everett-Whidbey passenger ferry service

So far, no government is seriously considering such a service, which would cost millions of dollars.

The new Mukilteo terminal's east elevators (left near stairs) are now open. They're located just a few steps from the transit center. (Washington State Ferries)
The toll booths of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, slated to open on Dec. 29. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

At last, $187 million Mukilteo ferry terminal to open Dec. 29

First, boats will suspend service for 13 hours to allow for finishing touches and training.

The toll booths of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, slated to open on Dec. 29. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mike Etzell says a lifetime of riding public transit gave his children confidence and the mobility needed for their independence.

Youth Find Confidence and Independence Riding Public Transit

It’s not easy raising children, especially in today’s hectic, high-speed world. Mike Etzell raised four, including twins. He says a lifetime of riding public transit… Continue reading

Mike Etzell says a lifetime of riding public transit gave his children confidence and the mobility needed for their independence.
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