King County Executive Dow Constantine, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, King County Council Chair Joe McDermott and others speak to media at Seacrest Park about preparing for the upcoming SR 99 closure.

More water taxi service in West Seattle starts Jan. 14

Attention West Seattle residents: Now is the time to prepare and plan your commute for when State Route 99 closes for three weeks next month. Thanks to the King County Water Taxi, you’ll have a quick, congestion-free option to reach downtown Seattle during SR 99’s realignment and beyond in 2019. Starting Monday, Jan. 14 until…

The north side of Colman Dock is supported by old creosote timber piles (pictured here) from the 1930's. That entire section of dock will be demolished and replaced with a new concrete and steel trestle.

Heads up to riders: Upcoming Colman Dock construction work could affect the senses

King County Water Taxi riders could soon begin hearing – and even smelling – the construction taking place at Colman Dock. Beginning Monday, Nov. 26, the entire north half of Washington State Department of Transportation’s Seattle ferry terminal will be under construction. Crews will begin pulling out the old creosote timber piles that support the north trestle and…

A King County Water Taxi sign greets passers-by of the service's temporary facility at Pier 52

Heads up! Alaskan Way changes mean Water Taxi passengers will need to take extra precaution near Pier 52

Attention King County Water Taxi riders: You’re going to want to be extra careful when leaving or approaching our location along the Seattle waterfront. Beginning Monday, Oct. 15, the Washington State Department of Transportation will shift Alaskan Way from under the Alaskan Way Viaduct west, toward the waterfront. That means there will be two lanes…

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…