WA transportation services back online following cyberattack

BY: - November 10, 2023

Following three days of outages, many of the Washington State Department of Transportation public web services are restored, the agency reported Friday.  A cyberattack hit the department starting Tuesday, cutting online access to statewide traffic cameras, ferry trackers and oversized freight permitting.  As of Friday morning, ferry schedules, some ferry tracking on the mobile app, […]

Cyberattack crashes parts of WA transportation website

BY: - November 9, 2023

A cyberattack has disrupted parts of the Washington State Department of Transportation website and knocked some of the agency’s services offline, frustrating ferry riders and drivers across the state.  The situation began Tuesday. The department said Thursday morning it was working to restore many of its web pages, but its highway travel map, traffic cameras, […]

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg ends Alaska visit with emphasis on ferries

BY: - August 17, 2023

When U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg’s flight from Juneau to Haines was rained out on Wednesday, he changed plans and did what Alaskans have done for decades: He boarded a ferry. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, traveled with Buttigieg and said the last-minute switch in travel plans “was a typical Alaska jump ball.” On Alaska […]