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May 16, 2013

Seattle expands smart card purchase options

More than 120 retail stores just joined the 40 transit agency venues that sell ORCA cards. Prior to ORCA, regional transit agencies each had their own tickets, passes and paper transfers.


January 20, 2010

Seattle seniors have hard time with ORCA switch

There are only two places in King County where seniors can go for discounted fare passes, while the disabled must report to Metro headquarters, because their passes require photographs and other computer equipment that's only available there.


September 16, 2009

Seattle transit expands smart card system

Seven partner agencies are launching major promotional efforts for One Regional Card for All (ORCA), and moving forward with steps to phase out other transit passes.


July 20, 2009

Seattle light rail opening draws 92,000-plus riders

Service concluded on Sunday evening with approximately 51,000 in 10 hours on Saturday and 41,000 over an eight-hour period on Sunday. Operations ran smoothly all weekend.


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