Transportation bill passes, includes money for WSF

The President signed the transportation funding bill on Friday which includes $1.7 billion for transportation projects in Washington State and preserves dedicated funding sources for Washington State Ferries.

“Senator Murray fought to include dedicated highway funding paid out of the Highway Trust Fund for our nation’s ferry system in the compromise transportation reauthorization bill. The final bill will include $67 million for ferry systems nationwide. These funds will be distributed by formula, and of that total, up to $20 million would be for WSF annually.”

Read the article at the San Juan Islander: Senator Murray Secures Major Victory for Washington State Ferries

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