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ORCA Transit Pass

October 10, 2019, 9am PDT
The city's monorail has operated separately from other systems in the region, but now riders can pay fares using the ORCA cards that work for other transit systems in the region.
The Urbanist
February 26, 2019, 9am PST
The ORCA Opportunity program will provide free bus passes to some of the city’s low-income residents.
Curbed Seattle
February 5, 2019, 9am PST
The Seattle Transportation Benefit District has led to a growth in ridership and improved access to frequent service, according to a third-year performance report.
The Urbanist
June 26, 2018, 9am PDT
About 16,000 Seattle students would get free transit passes when school starts again in the fall under a plan approved by the Seattle City Council yesterday.
Seattle Times
June 13, 2018, 11am PDT
The 2019 New York City budget includes $106 million to subsidize half the transit fare for qualified residents for six months. The city joins the ranks of Seattle, Toronto, and the Bay Area that offer income-based discounts for transit fares.
The New York Times
February 21, 2018, 10am PST
Here's one way to make a kid-friendly city and introduce the joys of public transit at a young age: offer free multi-agency transit passes to high school students.
The Seattle Times