Last month, the city of Des Moines announced a two-month pilot project for a passenger-only fast ferry between the Des Moines marina and Seattle’s Bell Harbor Marina.
Service is scheduled to begin on Wednesday.
(City of Des Moines)
The vessel will make four trips a day, Wednesday through Sunday, and each trip is 40 minutes. The ferry will leave Des Moines Marina at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Southbound trips will depart Seattle at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The city said service will be free over the first week (August 10-15).
It will cost passengers $10 each way, seniors (65+) and Military is $5, children 13 years old and under can ride free and a bike addition is $4.
The program will run until Oct. 9.