David Moseley http://www.kplu.org en Costs said to hamper staffing fixes aboard Washington ferries http://www.kplu.org/post/costs-said-hamper-staffing-fixes-aboard-washington-ferries <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington ferry officials blame budget cuts and new rules for Monday’s </span>cancelations<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, but workers say that kind of disruption could be avoided.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It didn't take much: A crew member called in sick around midnight. A captain took a vacation but still wound up on the schedule. Those routine staffing hiccups resulted in four canceled ferry runs Monday, stranding hundreds of passengers.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 8170 at http://www.kplu.org Costs said to hamper staffing fixes aboard Washington ferries