Topic: Transportation

Peak Season Ferries Reservations For San Juans Available March 9

Written on March 9, 2021 at 8:44 am, by

From Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries As Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries con­tin­ues to oper­ate under the con­straints of the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic, it will extend its cur­rent sched­ule through May 8. Reser­va­tions for the May 9‑Sept. 25 mod­i­fied “peak sea­son” are avail­able March 9. Reser­va­tions can be booked online or by call­ing 206–464‑6400. Cus­tomers can also call that num­ber should  Con­tin­ue Reading

The “Idaho Stop” is Now Legal For Bikes in Washington

Written on December 3, 2020 at 4:45 am, by

Vehi­cle dri­vers may not be aware of a recent law that allows bicy­clists to treat a stop sign as a yield sign in some instances – and may be cyn­i­cal­ly assum­ing that the cyclists they see are break­ing the law. The so-called “Ida­ho stop” (also known as the “safe­ty stop”) became law in Wash­ing­ton State in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mullis Street Closes on Tuesday, December 1

Written on November 29, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By Town of Fri­day Har­bor Traf­fic will be dis­rupt­ed from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues­day, Dec. 1 while the Town of Fri­day Har­bor crew and con­trac­tor install water and sew­er mains across Mullis Street near Bak­ery San Juan and the Fri­day Har­bor Food Co-op. “Local access on Mullis Street from Mar­ket Street to 775 Mullis Street (Bak­ery  Con­tin­ue Reading

Survey Says: Island Rides

Written on September 7, 2020 at 12:28 pm, by

We hear from Curt Van Hyn­ing… The response to the sur­vey from San Juan Islands Shut­tle Ser­vice is clear. The Round­Town­er free ride ser­vice which oper­ates on San Juan Island will now be called IslandRides. The more inclu­sive name cor­re­sponds to expand­ed ser­vice. Rides are now avail­able through­out San Juan Island and will soon be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Traffic Disrupted on “Granny’s Way” (East Street Next to Ferry Lanes) Thursday Aug 27

Written on August 27, 2020 at 9:42 am, by

Traf­fic will be dis­rupt­ed while Con­trac­tors replace asphalt on “Granny’s Way” (East Street, next to the fer­ry lanes) this Thurs­day, August 27th. The Con­trac­tor is being asked to expe­dite the project with as lit­tle traf­fic dis­rup­tion as pos­si­ble. Granny’s Way will be closed to traf­fic until repairs are com­plete. First Street will remain open. If  Con­tin­ue Reading

Chamber of Commerce Member of the Month – M & W Auto

Written on August 5, 2020 at 5:15 am, by

M & W Auto has been in busi­ness rent­ing and sell­ing cars in Fri­day Har­bor for thir­­ty-two years. Wendy Pin­now, the founder and own­er of M & W Auto, has lived on San Juan Island most of her life, hav­ing moved to the island from the Seat­tle area with her fam­i­ly at the age of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring Street Asphalt Repairs

Written on July 23, 2020 at 6:19 am, by

Spring Street Asphalt Repairs Caus­ing Traf­fic Dis­rup­tion Mon­day, July 27th through Wednes­day, July 29th Traf­fic will be dis­rupt­ed while Con­trac­tors replace asphalt on Spring Street between Mar­guerite Place to Franklin Dri­ve this Mon­day, July 27th through Wednes­day, July 29th. This work is intend­ed to repair pothol­ing on Spring Street South Bound Lane and restore the Spring  Con­tin­ue Reading

Second Street Fog Sealing Starting Monday, July 27th

Written on July 19, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

Do Not Dri­ve on Wet Fog Seal. Sec­ond Street will be fog sealed start­ing the week of July 27th. The exact date depends on the weath­er and County’s abil­i­ty to com­plete oth­er sec­tions of road­way on San Juan Island that week. Work is esti­mat­ed to last one day. Sec­ond Street will then be re-striped with fresh paint  Con­tin­ue Reading