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About Us

KitsapFerries.com is a project of Kitsap Transit, which has been operating reliable, convenient public transit for Kitsap County since 1983. Last year, Kitsap Transit carried 3.8 million riders.

In 2016, Kitsap Transit’s Board of Commissioners adopted a final investment plan for launching fast-ferry service from Bremerton, Kingston and Southworth by 2020 and directed the agency to put a sales tax of 3/10 of 1 percent to fund the service on the November general-election ballot. Under state law, the agency’s use of this sales tax is restricted to ferry service.

Now it’s up to the voters.

As recently as last fall, surveys indicated that only four in 10 Kitsap County residents were aware of any plans for such a ferry service.

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If approved, the fast-ferry plan would allow the agency to put $1.5 million into bus service.

The new sales tax would support existing foot ferries, which are currently funded with bus transit dollars.

Learn, share, and most importantly, vote!

#fastferry measure on November ballot

How did we get here?

The fast-ferry measure on the Nov. 8 ballot is the end result of more than 10 years of research, analysis and public engagement.

The fast-ferry plan is the end result of more than 10 years of research, analysis and public engagement. #fastferry

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