RapidRide

Buses & Stations

Look for buses in bold red and yellow.

Three doors and low floors for easy, faster boarding
Three doors and low floors for easy, faster boarding.
Front-mounted 3-position bike racks
Front-mounted 3-position bike racks.

Outside the bus

  • Three doors and low floors for easy, faster boarding
  • Front-mounted 3-position bike racks
  • Accessible ramps at the front door
  • Security cameras
  • Sleek looking exterior
  • More destination signs
  • Energy-efficient, low-emission hybrid diesel-electric power
New interior design makes it easier for passengers to move to seats and exits.
New interior design makes it easier for passengers to move to seats and exits.
Automated
Automated "Next Stop" display and audio announcements.

Inside the bus

  • Air-conditioning
  • Top opening windows
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Automated 'Next Stop' display and audio announcements
  • New interior design makes it easier for passengers to move to seats and exits
  • Interior LED lighting
  • Security cameras

Wait for your ride in bright, new stations.

More weather protection overhead.
More weather protection overhead.
ORCA off-board payment system.
ORCA off-board payment system.

New shelters

  • More weather protection overhead
  • Interior lighting for safety and visibility
  • Lights on top of station shelters help identify them from a distance. 
  • RapidRide style and color scheme

Special features

  • Accessible boarding platforms
  • Benches
  • Trash receptacles (most locations)
  • Bicycle racks (many locations and upon request)

New technology

I-Signals:

  • Passenger-activated bus stop lights to signal the driver you’re there

At stations:

    • Electronic signs display the actual number of minutes before the next bus will arrive
    • Illuminated route maps
    • ORCA fare card readers let you pay before you board, allowing you to enter the bus through the rear doors
Updated: April 27, 2012