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Heron water taxi, transports 40 passengers at one time from Richmond to San Francisco back and forth. Photo by Nebiat Assefa Melles

Water taxi from Richmond to San Francisco launches today

on November 14, 2016

Tideline Marine Group launched a new Richmond-to-San Francisco water taxi today. The commuter service will run Mondays through Fridays on three vessels that will transport passengers between Marina Bay and San Francisco’s Pier 1.5.

“San Francisco Bay historically was all about boats—it was all about clipper ships, transportation, bringing goods and services into the bay area,” said Tideline Marine Group president Nathan Nayman.

“With the advent of the car, bridges and BART, we lost our focus on the bay,” he said. “We believe [we need] to have a compliment of all sorts of waterborne vessels throughout the bay.”

For more information, visit Tideline’s website,

1 Comment

  1. Chris Ehlers-Hardie on November 17, 2016 at 10:18 am

    Cool Can’t wait to take a tour

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