- Associated Press - Saturday, April 5, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A new water taxi is operating between Washington and the city of Alexandria in Virginia.

The Potomac River Boat Company launched the service Friday. The water taxi, called the Miss Sophie, goes from West Potomac Park to the Alexandria City Marina. The trip lasts about 30 minutes, and the service will continue through Nov. 2.

The trip costs $14 one way for adults and $8 for children under 12.

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