ORCA Multifamily Development Passport

Who will benefit?

Multifamily property owners or managers early in the development process

  • Helps to ensure you are planning to provide the appropriate number of parking spaces during the design and permitting process. See here for more information on right-sizing parking in your buildings.
  • Reduces congestion around your building by encouraging transit use, lessening the impact on your neighbors and improving the experience for your residents.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to mitigating certain environmental impacts to both neighbors and municipalities.
  • Secures LEED points and promotes environmental sustainability.

Multifamily property owners or managers after ground breaking

  • Provides a new, attractive, and valuable amenity to residents.
  • Some residents may choose to go carless, freeing up a valuable parking space.
  • Improves competitiveness in a crowded real estate market.


  • Provides a single card to access comprehensive transit services throughout the region.
  • Housing costs plus transportation can make up a substantial part of a household’s budget. The ORCA Passport gives residents a reliable transportation option that is easy to budget for!
  • Increases flexibility when choosing how to get to work, school, run errands, and see friends.

Contact us

Metro Transit Division
King County Department of Transportation
201 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104-3856

Daniel Rowe
Market Development, Service Development
Send Daniel an email
or call 206-477-5788