Help yourselfto ORCA
Help yourself to ORCA
Buy an ORCA card, add E-purse or a pass and check your balance at vending machine at stations around the region.
Get Transit AlertsBy email or text
Get in the Know with Transit Alerts
Receive email or text messages for the latest weather, traffic or other delays to your routes.
How to Ride Metroby KCDOT Video
How to Ride Metro
If you're thinking of riding King County Metro, take a look at this short video so you'll be ready and know the rules.
Look up for safety!Safety tips
Look up for safety!
Riding with a wheelchairTips from a rider
Rider gives tips on riding Metro with a wheelchair.
Watch this video or read our blog post »
Jeff and Sergei, the boarding assistants at University Station Bay A are fabulous. They are the dynamic duo. It's is incredible how much cumulative time they save the buses because the loading is so very efficient. The difference is HUGE.Dec. 12, 2013, Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, University Station
I've had a few drivers worthy of commendation, but my current driver is on a whole different level of awesome.Dec. 12, 2013, 4:50 p.m., Route 18X
I wanted to thank you for the email titled: "Transit Advisory - There are no weather-related impacts to transit service for the Tuesday AM commute" I wasn't certain if my current set of alerts would put me on the weather condition advisory list and I'm pleased to know that I'm getting the correct information.Dec. 10, 2013
I loved the new seats on my bus today. I hope that this is a sign of what is to come on all new buses.Dec. 3, 2013, 8:49 a.m., Route 242
This Metro operator is more dependable that an atomic clock — I am continuously amazed at how consistent he is with his timing. He's incredibly right on the mark every day. Besides being prompt and possessing excellent driver skills, he has superb customer service skills.Nov. 26, 2013, 7:13 a.m., Route 304