Department of Transportation Ferry System Performance Audit
Report Type Final Report 
Date Published October 1998 
Publication Number 98-6 
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This audit evaluated the historical and current performance of Washington State Ferries (WSF) and identified activities and programs that should be strengthened, abandoned, redirected, or replaced. The audit included a comprehensive review of WSF's overall operation, operating and capital costs, fleet and terminal infrastructure, and management. It also addressed 20 additional specific issues identified by JLARC.  Twenty-eight recommendations were made to improve the overall management, operations, and performance of WSF, with potential annual cost reductions estimated at $4.9 million. Download Appendix B as a separate file.

Bob Thomas, Project Supervisor
Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Inc. Consultant
Print Availability Request hard copy from the JLARC Publications Officer
Number of Pages 194 
Keywords Department of Transportation, DOT, WSDOT, Ferry system, state ferry, ferry, facilities, vessel, vessel construction, construction and refurbishment, public/private, public-private, Washington State Ferry, WSF, Washington State Ferries, procurement 
Category Transportation