Sub Pop Records CEO: ‘It would have been impossible to bring that many people to our festival without the help of the King County Water Taxi’

Event organizers for Sub Pop Record’s 30th anniversary celebration on Alki Beach praised King County Water Taxi’s flexibility for helping thousands of concert-goers enjoy the biggest one-day event in West Seattle’s history without having to fight traffic congestion. King County Water Taxi set a single-day ridership record during Sub Pop Records’ 30th anniversary celebration on Alki…

Water Taxi offering extended evening sailings for Pearl Jam concerts

King County Water Taxi will offer extended evening sailings on the West Seattle route during the Pearl Jam concerts on Wednesday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Aug. 10 in Seattle. We typically offer extended evening service for evening Mariners, Seahawks and Sounders FC home games during our summer schedule. However, given the number of West Seattle…

A pair of kayakers glide along Elliott Bay as King County Water Taxi's MV Doc Maynard cuts toward Downtown Seattle.

No Water Taxi service on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19

Fun fact: Six U.S. presidents have served in uniform for the Navy or Naval Reserve. The first was John F. Kennedy (Lieutenant, Navy). The most recent was George H.W. Bush (Lieutenant-Junior Grade, Naval Reserve). This Presidents Day, we here at the King County Water Taxi thank our nation’s commanders in chief who protected our country…

King County Executive Dow Constantine signs a steel pile that will be used to help support the future Colman Dock. To the left is Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, and to the right are state Rep. Judy Clibborn and Bardow Lewis, Vice Chairman of The Suquamish Tribe.

2017 in review: Construction, new branding and awards highlight busy year for Water Taxi

Crossposted from Inside Transportation By any measure, 2017 was one of the busiest years on record for the King County Water Taxi with new construction, new branding, ridership pacing last year’s record numbers, and recognition with two national awards. Construction begins on future Water Taxi facility: King County Executive Dow Constantine joined Governor Jay Inslee, Washington Department…