Water Taxi holiday sailing schedule

The Water Taxi continues its seven-days a week service throughout the winter, with the exception of certain holidays. To help you prepare, here’s the sailing schedule for the King County Water Taxi for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. The Water Taxi will not sail on: The Water Taxi is a great way to enjoy the…

Water Taxi Doc Maynard on the water

Goodbye summer sun, time for winter fun on the Water Taxi!

The West Seattle High Bridge is open, but why get back behind the wheel when you can continue to use the floating alternative to avoid traffic this fall and winter, the West Seattle Water Taxi! After a weekend (Oct. 15-16) when the Water Taxi will not sail to conduct vessel maintenance, the winter sailing schedule,…

What’s hotter than the weather? Water Taxi Summer!!

The weather is hot, the Mariners are hot and it’s time for the return of Metro’s hottest hit: “Water Taxi Summer!” The Water Taxi is a cool way to beat the heat. It’s operating on its summer sailing season, with seven-days-a-week service to and from West Seattle, including midday sailings, and Friday and Saturday night…

Kickoff summer on the Water Taxi

Memorial Day is the summer kickoff around these parts, and what better way to celebrate the long weekend than by sailing between downtown and West Seattle? On Memorial Day, the Water Taxi service will sail using its Sunday schedule.  The King County Water Taxi is pet- and bike-friendly (even e-bikes!), offers weekend night service, several…

West Seattle midday service canceled May 16-19

Scheduled repairs to the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle will close the dock during the mid-day sailing hours between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm from through Thursday May 19.  The 9:10 departure from West Seattle will be the last run of the morning and the 3:25 Seattle departure will be the first of the afternoon.…

Water Taxi participates in tactical exercises 

Water Taxi crews and our regional partners are always ready for any number of potential events that can occur on the water. Thank you to our riders for your patience as the Water Taxi team participated in large-scale exercises April 18-20. The drills are to prepare for scenarios such as: responding to a maritime threat…

Celebrating Transit Appreciation Week on the water!

Cross-posted from the Metro Matters blog March 14-18 is Transit Appreciation Week, recognizing and celebrating everyone who contributes to the operation of the best transit system in America: King County Metro! The week culminates with the celebration of Transit Operator Appreciation Day on Friday, March 18. Transit Appreciation Week is an opportunity to acknowledge the transit employees who…