10 Years of Water Taxi

My, how the years have sailed by. The year was 2007. Washington State Ferries operated two morning runs and two evening runs to and from Vashon Island, and its passenger-only ferry was the only direct access for Vashon residents to downtown Seattle. After the Washington State Legislature directed WSF to eliminate passenger-only ferry service, the…

With Seattle's famed Space Needle in the background, the MV Doc Maynard glides across Elliott Bay toward West Seattle.

New schedule begins Thursday, March 29

Just in time for spring sports, blue skies and sunny days – it’s the King County Water Taxi’s 2018 spring/summer sailing schedule! The new schedule begins Thursday, March 29, which means sailings will go to seven days a week from Pier 52 downtown to West Seattle.  Sports fans can enjoy congestion-free travel to both the…

Rendering 2016 of WSF Colman Dock project looking west

King County building new Water Taxi terminal at Colman Dock

King County Water Taxi riders can look forward to an upgraded facility at Colman Dock in downtown Seattle. As part of the upcoming Colman Dock Project where Washington State Ferries (WSF), the Federal Highway Administration, and the Federal Transit Administration are replacing the aging and seismically vulnerable components of the current WSF terminal and facility,…