Learn more about Washington State Ferries’ early plans to replace the 70-year-old Fauntleroy terminal

Public invited to community meetings and online open house

SEATTLE – The aging Fauntleroy ferry terminal needs to be replaced to maintain safe and reliable ferry service for people who travel between West Seattle, Vashon Island, the Kitsap Peninsula and beyond. Washington State Ferries will share information on why the project is needed, planning considerations and what alternatives it's considering at upcoming community meetings and an online open house starting Wednesday, May 18.

This outreach is the latest step in a multiyear planning process to replace the Fauntleroy ferry terminal in West Seattle. The public is encouraged to provide feedback to help develop a terminal that balances the needs of ferry riders and the surrounding communities.

Online open house information

When: Open through Monday, June 13

Where: Online at engage.wsdot.wa.gov/fauntleroy-terminal/

Virtual community meetings information

When: Noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25

Where: Zoom (virtual)

Details: Advanced registration required for May 24 and May 25 meetings. Both meetings will cover the same material. The week after each meeting, a video recording will be available online on the project webpage.

Locate free drive-in Wi-Fi access using the Washington State Department of Commerce location finder.

WSF, a division of the Washington State Department of Transportation, is the largest ferry system in the U.S. and safely and efficiently carries tens of millions of people a year through some of the most majestic scenery in the world. For breaking news and the latest information, follow WSF on Twitter and on Facebook.

8,683 animals crossed the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area

as recorded by WSDOT and partners in 2020 and 2021.

46% increase in Amtrak Cascades ridership to 251,000 passengers

in 2021 compared to 172,000 in 2020.

Nine wetland and stream mitigation sites across 32.7 acres added

to our monitoring program in 2021 to help offset climate change impacts.