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Once you know the basics, taking public transportation is as simple as planning your route, paying your fare and riding to your destination!
We’ve created these easy-to-follow first time user guides for riding the bus, Sounder, Link, and vanpool to help get you started.
Yes! Buses and trains are equipped to allow passengers to bring their bike on the journey. Not only is it possible, linking biking with other modes of public transport is a great way to positively impact your health and fitness.
Check out some other resources to make it easy for you to bring your bike along for the journey: Bicycle Parking, Bikes on Buses, Bicycle Safety and Bicycle Maps & Routes.
Yes, there are several reduced-fare programs available.
Youth ORCA Program: Youth can now ride free on all participating transit services and agencies across the Puget Sound!
ORCA LIFT Program: Provides a 50% discount on adult fares for participating transit agencies, based on qualifying income from guidelines established using the federal poverty level.
Pierce Transit Regional Reduced Fare Program: Includes discounts for seniors, individuals with a disability and Medicare Card holders.