The Chicago Water Taxi will take to the River this summer, with plans to reopen for rides using enhanced COVID-19 preventative protocol in late May.
For commuters and tourists alike, the water taxi will offer trips down the Chicago River starting May 29 for the following lines: Ogilvie/Union (West Loop), Michigan Avenue, Chicago Riverwalk, Goose Island, Chinatown and Chicago Avenue.
Ticket prices run as follows:
- $6 for a one-way pass
- $10 for an all-day pass
- $25 for a 10-ride pass for Monday through Friday; $50 for Saturday and Sunday
- $80 for a 31-day commuter pass
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For more information on ticketing options and details on validity, click here.
Due to precautions concerning the coronavirus pandemic, the water taxi will have new protocols, such as a mask requirement, credit card-only transactions and social distancing, among other guidelines.
Most vessels welcome bicycles and food, offer restrooms, are ADA accessible and use climate control, according to the website.