Ferries

Legislature Proposes Boost to Passenger Ferry Service to Vashon Island

$3.1 million for additional water taxi runs between Downtown Seattle and Vashon Island is set to be allocated by the legislature to make up for lost state ferry service to Fauntleroy.

New Marion Street Pedestrian Bridge Caps Off Colman Dock Rebuild

Late Friday afternoon, walk-on passengers heading to and from Colman Dock on Seattle's waterfront were able to use a brand new pedestrian bridge directly...
Elliott Bay view of a water taxi arriving at Colman Dock downtown Seattle on a very cloudy day.

West Seattle Water Taxi To Maintain Summer Service Levels Year-Round

King County Metro's passenger-only ferry between West Seattle and Colman Dock at Pier 50 will mostly see summer sailing service maintained year-round. That means...

Summer in the Inside Passage: Riding the Alaska Ferry

There are three very important things you need to know about taking the Alaska ferry from Bellingham, Washington to Juneau, Alaska. First, the trip...

Pioneer Square Habitat Beach Opens, Hope Alive for More Public Space Next Door

This weekend, Seattle's Office of the Waterfront quietly opened a stretch of rocky beach in Pioneer Square, just south of Colman Dock. The small...

A “Multimodal Hub” Comes Together at Colman Dock

On a quiet weekday in November, daily passengers at the Washington State Ferries' Colman Dock stopped using a makeshift terminal to board ferries to...

Transpo Notes: Sounder Fleet Expands, Des Moines Foot Ferry Pilot Launches, and Bus Driver...

This Transpo Notes roundup touches on a mix of transit stories, including: New Sounder cars arrive;$30 million in federal bus grants for Washington transit agencies;A...

Transpo Notes: Ferry Updates, New Eastrail Bridge, Transit Funding Car Lanes

This week's Transpo Notes roundup touches on Seattle Monorail fare increases, a new Eastrail bridge, transit funding car lanes in Kirkland, new U District...