Chicago Water Taxi Season Set to Begin This Weekend - NBC Chicago

Chicago Water Taxi Season Set to Begin This Weekend

The taxis make stops at five Chicago locations along the River

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    Chicago Water Taxi Season Set to Begin This Weekend
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    CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 11: A water taxi navigates the Chicago River shortly after it was dyed green in celebration of St. Patrick's Day on March 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Dyeing the river has been a St. Patrick's Day tradition in the city since 1962. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Chicago’s iconic water taxis will be back in service beginning this weekend, the Wendella company announced this week.

    Beginning on Saturday, March 16, the taxis will run seven days a week through the month of December. The taxis will make stops at five different Chicago locations, including Ogilvie/Union in the West Loop, Michigan Avenue, River North, the Riverwalk, and Chinatown.

    Taxi service will also be available on the North Branch, with service to Chicago Avenue and Goose Island, beginning later in the spring.

    One-way ticket fares are $6.00 per person, and an all-day pass is available for $10. Riders can also purchase a ten-ride pass for $20, and children under the age of 3 and active-duty military members can ride for free.

    Tickets can be purchasd on the Chicago Water Taxi website.

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