Dept. of Transportation
Metro Transit Division

King Street Center
201 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104
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Job Access Program

Qualify

Must be in a training program and a client of one of the following agencies:

  • King County Work Training Program
  • Renton Vocational Technical College
  • Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle
  • Pioneer Human Services
  • Center for Career Alternatives

Description

Metro works with social service, community service, and housing authorities to provide transportation services for low-income and welfare populations transitioning into the workplace. The purpose of the Job Access program is to:

  • make transit affordable for low-income and welfare recipients
  • improve access to information about transportation options, especially for non-English speaking clients.
  • Provide personalized services to help individuals join or form carpools and vanpools.
  • Develop transportation alternatives that better link low-income individuals to job centers.
  • Subsidized leased vans or established vanpools with community agencies.
  • Partner with employers, jurisdictions, housing authorities and social service agencies on innovative transportation strategies for low-income.
  • Neighborhood House Vans - Clients of Department of Social and Health Services & Employment Securities Department may request trips through their case managers.

Phone

Program Coordinator: 206-684-1611

Updated: Sep. 2, 2004