City and County Partnership Makes Seattle One of the Largest Cities in the Country to Offer Free Transit to Young People
ORCA Opportunity Could Save Students and Families Up to $540 for Each Student’s Trips to School
Seattle (Feb 20) – At her first State of the City address at Rainier Beach High School, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced ORCA Opportunity, her plan to provide free ORCA passes beginning this year to all Seattle Public School high school students as well as Seattle Promise scholars by partnering with Seattle Public Schools, King County Metro, Seattle Colleges and the Seattle Department of Transportation. The pass would give students access to unlimited public transportation throughout the year. … Read full announcement here.