PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed March 23, 2021, 2:22 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-300-010, 468-300-020, and 468-300-040.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As required by law, the transportation commission is reviewing the need to adjust ferry fares for 2021-2023.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The other agency that regulates this subject is the Washington state department of transportation (WSDOT) as the operator of the ferry system. The Washington state transportation commission works closely, and coordinates with WSDOT in developing fare setting proposals, and for carrying out the rule-making process for making ferry fare adjustments.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mr. Ray Deardorf, Senior Planning Manager, WSDOT Ferries Division, 2901 Third Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98121-3014, phone 206-515-3491, fax 206-515-3499, email firstname.lastname@example.org; or Carl See, Transportation Commission, P.O. Box 47308, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-705-7070, email email@example.com, website http://www.wstc.wa.gov.
March 23, 2021