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Free Youth Transit

In early 2022, the Washington State legislature approved a $16.9 billion package called #MoveAheadWA to improve transportation infrastructure over the next 16 years. Amongst other significant investments, part of this package is the requirement of all public transit agencies to provide free fares for youth riders as of September 1, 2022. Agencies that will be providing this service include:

For more information about Free Youth Transit, including guidelines and procedures, please visit Pierce Transit, or the regional transportation agency you expect to be using to get around. (Linked above).

Riders under 18 are encouraged to request and use an ORCA card, either provided by a school district, or requested via FreeYouthTransitPass.com

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