(1) The commission shall, with the involvement of the department, conduct a survey to gather data on ferry users to help inform level of service, operational, pricing, planning, and investment decisions. The survey must include, but is not limited to:
(a) Recreational use;
(b) Walk-on customer use;
(c) Vehicle customer use;
(d) Freight and goods movement demand; and
(e) Reactions to potential operational strategies and pricing policies described under RCW 47.60.327
(2) The commission shall develop the survey after providing an opportunity for ferry advisory committees to offer input.
(3) The survey must be updated at least every two years and maintained to support the development and implementation of adaptive management of ferry services.