ORCA Business Passport is a cost effective, comprehensive, annual transportation pass program for employers with 5+ employees. Custom contracts are available to businesses with 500+ employees.
- Unlimited rides on all regular bus services on Community Transit, Everett Transit, Kitsap Transit, Metro Transit, Pierce Transit, and Sound Transit
- Unlimited rides on regular Sound Transit Link light rail service
- Unlimited rides on Sounder commuter rail
- 100% vanpool fare subsidy on Community Transit, Kitsap Transit, Metro Transit, and Pierce Transit vanpool vans
- 100% vanshare fare subsidy on Metro Transit vanshare vans
- Unlimited rides on Seattle Streetcar, King County Water Taxi and Kitsap Foot Ferry
- Emergency guaranteed ride home service (for trips meeting program criteria)
- Offering employees an annual comprehensive transportation pass with a single card
- Reducing administrative costs – the Passport annual program does not require monthly online administration or knowledge of what type of passes employees need
- Managing employee cards online
- Providing equitable transportation benefits to all employees
- Employees have daily flexibility in choosing how they commute to work
Rules and Eligibility:
- ORCA Business Passport is only available to individuals through their employer.
- The program requires that a pass be purchased for every benefits-eligible employee at the worksite.
- Companies can share up to 50% of the price of the pass with employees.
- Participating companies must have a minimum of 5 employees depending on the location of the company worksite.
- ORCA Business Passport prices are annual prices per pass. The price varies depending on the location of the company’s work site.
- Passport prices are adjusted every 6 months to reflect fare changes amongst the seven participating transit agencies.
- Companies that participate in the ORCA Passport program typically demonstrate increased ridership after the first year. Renewal pricing for the area is adjusted to account for this increase.
- New ORCA Business Passport customers are subject to an initial one-time $5 per pass card fee.
- New ORCA Business Passport customers are eligible for a first-year incentive.
For more information on providing ORCA for your employees contact our transit specialist dialing (206) 613-3242 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.