west seattle water taxi http://www.kplu.org en Defunct Kingston ferry could improve reliability for King County’s passenger-only service http://www.kplu.org/post/defunct-kingston-ferry-could-improve-reliability-king-county-s-water-taxis <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Their loss is our gain. That’s one way some folks are looking at the</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.kingstoncommunitynews.com/news/175856921.html">failure</a> of the Port of Kingston’s passenger-only ferry service. </span></p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7116 at http://www.kplu.org Defunct Kingston ferry could improve reliability for King County’s passenger-only service West Seattle Water Taxi becomes popular alternative to 'Viadoom' http://www.kplu.org/post/west-seattle-water-taxi-becomes-popular-alternative-viadoom <p>So far &ndash; not so bad. That seems to be the upshot of the first weekday commute without the Alaskan Way Viaduct through Seattle. Traffic was slow, but not totally gridlocked Monday morning.</p><p>The state Department of Transportation says many people heeded their warnings and changed their commute patterns. That was certainly the case on board the West Seattle water taxi, which picked up nearly twice as many riders.</p><p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 00:15:18 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2982 at http://www.kplu.org West Seattle Water Taxi becomes popular alternative to 'Viadoom'