Applying Volkswagen Settlement Funds To An Electric Ferry

If you haven’t heard about the Volkswagen settlement, I would encourage you to read the information; you have the opportunity to weigh in on how the funds should be invested.

Eligible uses of the funds could include repowering or replacing ferries with less-polluting options!
The following information is provided by the Department of Ecology.

We want to hear from you.

As you likely know, Washington is eligible to receive $112.7 million in Volkswagen settlement money to reduce air pollution from transportation. We want to know how you think the funds should be invested and have opened a survey. The survey closes at 4 p.m., May 31. Complete the Survey
Before you weigh in, you can read a short primer on our blog:
Weigh In On Volkswagen Settlement
Captain Rachel Rowe
Ferry Operations Division Manager
Skagit County Public Works