In 2023, Vashon Island residents continue to grapple with disruptions and frustrations due to the persistent implementation of a two-boat ferry schedule. The inadequacy of services, extended waiting times, and changes in ticketing processes have sparked community discussions and proposals for improvements. While a new ferry is in the horizon, pending state legislature funding approval, the need for resolving the ferry schedule issues remains crucial for the island’s growth and well-being. Residents nostalgically hope for a return to more pleasant and reliable ferry experiences. For the latest updates, check the official Washington State Ferries website.