New no-cost Metro, Sound Transit passes available for people with very low income

  • Date: 10/17/2020

Puget Sound residents who qualify for state programs like Supplemental Security Income can now receive no-cost passes to ride King County Metro buses and Sound Transit trains.

The new passes are the latest effort by local transit systems to help people afford to ride. Even though some discount programs are already in place, people with very low incomes can struggle to pay even a discounted fare, forcing “hard decisions around food, housing, prescriptions and transportation,” said Dan Wise, deputy director at Catholic Community Services

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