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Ferry system incidents gain attention

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As lawmakers call for hearings and sackings, the head of Washington State Ferries says the public ought to focus on what he calls an unparalleled safety and reliability record.

Capt. George Capacci, interim director, defended his agency Tuesday in the wake of recent problems — including Friday’s overloading of the Seattle-bound Cathlamet, which had to return to Bremerton. Nearly 500 people exited the boat, at the urging of crew and law-enforcement officers.

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