PORT TOWNSEND: Council bans parking near ferry terminal

PORT TOWNSEND — The City Council banned parking along Water Street near the ferry terminal Monday, resolving a parking, ferry traffic and bicycling conflict.

The council voted 6-1 — Councilman Alan Youse dissenting — to ban parking along Water Street from the Bayview Restaurant to Kearney Street.

The decision also extended the parking time limit to eight hours for six of the nine public parking spots located on Calhoun Street between condominiums.

The decision reverses a previous vote eliminating parking in the area.

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