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Are buses free in Seattle?

Fares are being collected for all services including buses, Access paratransit, Seattle Streetcar, Vanpool, Via to Transit and other flexible services, and the water taxi to Vashon Island and West Seattle. Metro suspended fares on March 21 to protect passengers and drivers from the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Can I pay cash on Seattle buses?

When using cash: Put your money in the farebox located next to the driver. The farebox has a sign that tells you the fare. On Metro RapidRide buses, or when travelling on Third Avenue in downtown Seattle, the driver will always give you a paper transfer when paying with cash.

Does Seattle still have a monorail?

Seattle Center Monorail is operating with reduced service. If you’d like to learn more about our COVID-19 safety measures.

Where does the Seattle Monorail take you?

The Monorail provides a fun, quick, and convenient link between downtown Seattle and Seattle Center, home to the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, Museum of Pop Culture, The Children’s Museum, and a host of theatrical and cultural experiences.

How much is Seattle public transportation?


Type Single Ride Day Pass#
Adult (19 – 64) $2.25 $4.50
Youth (6 – 18) $1.50 $3.00
Seniors (65+)/RRFP* $1.00 $2.00
Children 5 and under Free Free

How do people get around Seattle without a car?

How to Get Around Seattle Without a Car

  1. Central Link Light Rail.
  2. Seattle Center Monorail.
  3. King Country Metro.
  4. South Lake Union Streetcar.
  5. Walk.
  6. Sound Transit.
  7. King County Water Taxi.

Is there a ferry from Tacoma to Seattle?

There is currently no direct ferry from Tacoma to Seattle, but going by way of Vashon Island lets you see one of the Puget Sound’s stunning islands while driving into Seattle. A car is the fastest way to aid this journey. Be sure to get to the ferry dock 15 minutes early to assure a space for your car onboard.

Is Tacoma cheaper than Seattle?

The cost of living in Tacoma is substantially lower than Seattle for living costs. You need about $6,020 in Seattle to get the same standard of living you can enjoy for $4,500 in Tacoma. Seattle is about 26% higher than the Washington state average cost of living and Tacoma is just under.

Is Tacoma a good place to live?

Tacoma is located between two of America’s trendiest cities: Portland and Seattle, and many are surprised to learn that Tacoma is not only as equally-trendy and exciting of a destination to call home as its better-known neighbors, it also boasts affordable cost-of-living, beautiful year-round weather, and plenty of …