ORCA Opportunity


ORCA Opportunity cards are still active and can be used on services needed fares at this time.  The SHA Pilot Program has been extended for another year through August 31, 2021 and we will issue replacement cards as requested. Please visit the website links below for the specific programs we offer and additional updates for ORCA Opportunity.       

The ORCA Opportunity Program provides fully-funded 12-month ORCA cards to improve access to transit for various populations in Seattle. Below are the specific programs we offer through ORCA Opportunity.

The ORCA cards provide no cost, unlimited transit on King County Metro, King County Water Taxi, Seattle Streetcar, Seattle Center Monorail, Sound Transit, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, Kitsap Transit, and Everett Transit. The ORCA cards may not be used on Washington State Ferries.

As we continue to learn more about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the City of Seattle is taking steps to ensure that all Seattle residents are prepared and stay healthy.

If you have any additional questions, please email ORCAOpportunity@seattle.gov or call/text 206-256-ORCA (6722). 

For those riders not in the ORCA Opportunity Programs, there's a more affordable way to get to work, school, shopping, day care or anywhere else you need to go. It's ORCA LIFT, a new, reduced transit fare that can help you get more out of your public transportation system.  Your new ORCA LIFT card will work just like a regular ORCA card-except each ride will cost up to 50% less!

To learn more and find out if you qualify, visit www.orcalift.com or call (206) 553-3000 or (800) 756-5437.