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King County Metro Accessible Services and Reduced Fares

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King County Metro offers bus service, rail service (including a monorail, streetcar, regional train, and light rail), water taxis, a ride share coordination. The fixed route buses are accessible. If you are an older adult or person with a disability, you can get a reduced fare. If you cannot use the regular bus, streetcar, or light rail service because of a disability, you can apply for the Paratransit service. The Access Transportation program offers shared rides around the same time and area as regular bus routes. Rides must be arranged at least a day in advance.


How do I apply?

The program website includes an online self-assessment that can help you decide whether to apply for Access Transportation on the ADA Paratransit site.
To apply for reduced fare permit, you can print and fill out an application and send it in according to the directions on the form. For more information, visit the Regional Reduced Fare Permit website.

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Am I eligible?

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Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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