King County Water Taxi earned a MarCom Gold Award for its new branding effort this year.

Water Taxi’s fresh new look earns international award

When we unveiled our new branding earlier this year, our riders offered rave reviews. This month, our new look received even more recognition when we were named a MarCom Gold Award Winner, an international marketing and communications competition! The honor is especially meaningful for us because our branding campaign – which features a new logo…

With the iconic Space Needle in the background, the Doc Maynard glides the waters of Puget Sound between Downtown and West Seattle.

Midyear check-in: Water Taxi ridership continues to grow

We’re at the midway point of 2017, and our latest ridership numbers indicate that King County Water Taxi (surprise, surprise) is more popular than ever. How popular, you ask? In June, the Water Taxi saw almost a 6-percent increase in ridership, or 3,900 more riders, compared to June 2016. On the West Seattle route in…

This is a onceptual design of the future Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project, which includes a new passenger-only terminal for riders of King County Water Taxi and Kitsap Fast Ferry service. Photo courtesy of Washington State Ferries.

No Water Taxi service during dock construction in early August; Riders encouraged to consider travel options, attend open house June 21

Riders of the King County Water Taxi will need to make other transportation plans for up to 10 days starting in early August. Both routes of the popular foot and bike ferry service will be suspended while their crews move the Water Taxi’s float on the Seattle waterfront from the south end of Colman dock…

King County Watr Taxi's schedule affected by Memorial Day holiday.

Water Taxi schedule changes for Memorial Day holiday

This weekend, King County Water Taxi will join the rest of the country in remembering the brave people who died while serving in our armed forces. In observance of Memorial Day, the Vashon Island route of the King County Water Taxi will not be in service Monday, May 29. Also that day, the West Seattle…

The MV Sally Fox awaits passengers at Pier 50 with the Seattle skyline in the background.

May Day: Expect major transit service disruptions Monday, May 1

(Originally posted on the Metro Matters blog) Transit riders should prepare for significant traffic delays and rerouted buses in downtown Seattle on Monday, May 1, especially during the afternoon and evening commute, as dozens of Metro and Sound Transit routes will be temporarily rerouted or intermittently delayed during May Day events. Seattle First Hill and…