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Ferry fares set to raise in May

 


The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) announced travel fares on the Alaska Marine Highway System will increase 4.5 percent starting May 1.

The new fare structure went into effect with the new year, but will not affect reservations already made in advance.

Some fares will not be affected by the new structure. The ADOT&PF release said fares that are “disproportionately higher” than the majority of AMHS fares will remain unchanged.

The department reports the fare increase will help cover operating costs and meet revenue targets for AMHS. Revenues currently...



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