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…

Water Taxi expands winter schedule with SDOT funding 

This media release is cross-posted from the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Blog. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) worked with King County Metro to reach an agreement which will provide increased King County water taxi service to and from West Seattle this fall and winter. Under this agreement, the West Seattle water taxi will continue to operate at summertime service levels seven days a…

Water Taxi crew rescues two from capsized boat

The crew of the West Seattle Water Taxi Doc Maynard rescued two boaters whose sailboat capsized off Duwamish Head shortly after 12:00 p.m. The Doc Maynard had just left West Seattle’s Seacrest Dock on its 12:00 p.m. sailing to downtown Seattle when the crew spotted two people in the water next to a capsized sailboat.…