Can 2 people use 1 ORCA card?
Use of a single ORCA Card to pay for multiple riders is only accepted at Sound Transit vending machines and Washington State Ferries points of sale, where the Customer may use E-purse value to purchase rides for companion(s).
Is the ORCA card worth it?
Yes, it costs you an extra $5, but it will save you a ton of headaches dealing with a thicket of fare policies, overlapping agencies, and transfer rules. An ORCA card is kind of like a cash card, but there are also various kinds of passes you can put on it.
How do I get my free ORCA card in Seattle?
For eligible individuals and businesses that did not receive an ORCA card, they can visit the ORCA Recovery Card Program website or email [email protected] to request one.
What is ORCA card good for?
The ORCA card is all you need to pay your fare on Sound Transit, Community Transit, Everett Transit, King County Metro, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit, Seattle Street Car, Seattle Monorail, the King County Water Taxi, and Washington State Ferries. Transferring is easy with an ORCA card.
What happens if I don’t tap my ORCA card?
When you get off the train and tap off at your destination station, ORCA calculates the correct fare to charge against your card. If you don’t tap off, your card will be charged the maximum fare.
Can I put my ORCA card on my phone?
When you need to add value or passes, create a new account at myORCA.com or with the myORCA app for iPhone or Android. You’ll be able to manage multiple cards, transfer balances, and set up automatic payments (auto-loads).
Can I buy an ORCA card at Safeway?
Safeway accepts cash and Transportation Benefit Checks only. Visit the Customer Service Counter to revalue or purchase an ORCA card.
Can I use my ORCA card on the monorail?
In addition to cash, Seattle Center Monorail accepts debit/credit cards, ORCA card, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. There’s a $1.50 minimum purchase amount to pay by credit card.
Can I use my phone as a TAP card?
The TAP app is supported on iPhone 8 and above, running iOS 13.6 and above, and Apple Watch series 3 and above, running watchOS 6.2. 8 and above. It is also supported on most Android phones with NFC capability, running software version 11 and above.
How long are ORCA cards good for?
Once you have your ORCA card, all customers can load a pass or E-purse value online, by mail, at an ORCA Customer Service Office or at a ticket vending machine. Cards last 3-5 years.
How do I use my ORCA card on light rail?
Tap your card before boarding
Before boarding Link light rail, RapidRide, the Sounder commuter train, and the Seattle Streetcar, tap your ORCA card on a yellow card reader outside/on the platform. When you exit Link and Sounder, re-tap your ORCA card to complete the trip.
Can I get an ORCA card at QFC?
You can avoid the lines at Metro’s Pass Sales office by visiting the ORCA website or a retail location in your community to buy or add value to an adult ORCA card. If you live in downtown Seattle, here are retail locations near you: QFC: 417 Broadway E – Mon-Sun: 8:45 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Can I use ORCA card for monorail Seattle?
Is Seattle Monorail free?
Adults: $3.00. Youths (ages 6-18): $1.50. Reduced Rate (seniors 65+, disabled, Medicare card holder, Military w/ ID, ORCA Lift accepted): $1.50.
Do TAP cards expire?
How long will my TAP card last? Regular TAP cards expire after ten years. Reduced Fare TAP card expiration dates vary, depending on the type of card. Check your card’s expiration date at taptogo.net, at a TAP Vending Machine or at a TAP Vendor location.
Is my phone tapped?
If you hear pulsating static, high-pitched humming, or other strange background noises when on voice calls, it may be a sign that your phone is being tapped. If you hear unusual sounds like beeping, clicking, or static when you’re not on a call, that’s another sign that your phone is tapped.
Can I use my phone as an ORCA card?
Your phone cannot currently function as your ORCA card. You still need an ORCA card to pay your fare. Tap-to-pay functionality using the app will be available for riders starting in 2023, but is not currently an option.
What happens if you don’t tap your ORCA card?
Can I use ORCA card on light rail Seattle?
With the ORCA LIFT card, income qualified adult riders can get big savings on fares for ST Express buses, Sounder and Link light rail trains. Learn more about ORCA LIFT.
Can you buy an ORCA card at SeaTac?
Re: Orca card: available at SeaTac airport? Yes, you can buy a card from the ticket vending machines at the light rail station. You can also buy a card online in advance and have it mailed to you.
How much does it cost to ride the SEATTLE MONORAIL?
Monorail Ticket Rates: Adults: $3.00. Youths (ages 6-18): $1.50. Reduced Rate (seniors 65+, disabled, Medicare card holder, Military w/ ID, ORCA Lift accepted): $1.50.
Is monorail included in ORCA day pass?
The monorail will work similar to a normal bus, with both daily and monthly passes accepted as payment alongside e-purse deductions. The two-hour transfer offered with ORCA transactions also apply to the monorail. The monorail will continue to accept cash, credit/debit cards, and mobile tickets.
Can I use my ORCA card on the SEATTLE MONORAIL?
7, ORCA cards can be used to pay for your monorail fare. This makes the already popular mode of transport (with 2 million annual passengers) an even better option for commuters and students traveling between the Seattle Center and Westlake Station in downtown Seattle.
How much is an uber from Seattle airport to downtown?
between $40 and $100
Prices of ubers vary significantly according to surges, but you can expect to spend between $40 and $100 to take an Uber from SeaTac airport to downtown Seattle. Taking the light rail train, however, costs $3.25 and makes the trip in about 40 minutes, even when traffic is heavy.
How much is a 30 day Metro pass?
$61. 30 days of unlimited rides on bus and rail, including J Line (Silver) and Express Bus Lines. Regular price $122. Passes 50% off through Dec. 31, 2022.