Did Washington get overlooked for federal ferry stimulus?

By | July 15, 2009 | Comments

Washington state has the largest ferry system in the nation, yet didn’t get much in the way of federal stimulus money for ferries, reports Jerry Cornfield.

“Washington’s Department of Transportation submitted 11 requests totaling about $56 million, of which two came from its ferry system. One was for $26 million to replace the Anacortes terminal and the other for $9 million to refurbish the Hyak.”
What did the state get? Less than $1 million, while Detroit and the Virgin Islands got more.

Read the whole thing here.



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