Block Island Times: When Interstate Navigation recently announced that it would seek to eliminate the Block Island commuter rate, it said it had looked at ferry rates around the country to compare round-trip ticket prices.
The Block Island Times also did some comparisons on ferries to inhabited islands in Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Washington state and California. We looked at passenger ticket prices, island discounts and ferry schedules.
Block Island and Santa Catalina Island, California, were the only 2 islands served solely by private ferry companies. The others all had state-owned companies.
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