ORCA cards now free for youth riders
Last updated 5/26/2021 at 4:16pm
Beginning June 1, Puget Sound area youth (ages 6–18 years) will be able to get their first ORCA card at no charge. After loading a transit pass or E-purse balance, an ORCA card can be a young person's ticket to reach destinations across the region on participating agencies' buses, trains and ferries.
"ORCA youth cards are popular and now getting one is easier than ever," said Mary Cummings, Sound Transit chief administrative officer and interim chair of the ORCA Joint Board. "By eliminating the fee for getting an ORCA card, we hope even more young riders will take advantage of all the ser...