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Seattle Streetcar March 2015 Fare Changes

In March 2015, Seattle Streetcar plans to change fares for consistency with Link light rail service fares. StreetCar PixThis will make the experience more consistent across transit services. This change will occur in coordination with Sound Transit and King County Metro fare changes planned for March 2015. It will align streetcar fares with new Link base fares planned for March 2015, offer the new Low Income Adult fare to Seattle Streetcar customers, and offer a more robust day pass option. Public comments on the proposed fare changes can be submitted through February 9th and will be considered before implementation. Fill out the Online Comment Form! 

This table summarizes the proposed Seattle Streetcar fares planned to go into effect in March 2015:

  Current Fares Proposed Fares3
Adult $2.50 $2.25
Youth $1.25 (6-17 years old) $1.50 (6-18 years old)
Senior(65+)/Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP)1 $0.75 $1.00
Low Income Adult2 Not available $1.50
Children 5 and under Free Free
Day Pass $5.00(bulk sales only) Adult: $4.50Youth: $3.00Senior/RRFP: $2.00


1 Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP), available to qualifying persons with disabilities or seniors.

2 Available to qualifying adult riders with incomes at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. To qualify, a household of four would have an annual household income at or below $47,700.

3 Day passes and single ride paper tickets will only be valid on Seattle Streetcar, transfers only possible with an ORCA card. The new day pass options will not be available until new ticket vending machines, scheduled for phased installation in Spring 2015, are in operation.


Learn more and comment:

Comments due by February 9, 2015




Attend: Public meeting on February 2, 2015

5 – 7 PM, presentation at 6 PM

Seattle City Hall, Room L280

600 Fourth Ave

Seattle WA 98104


Mail:      Seattle Department of Transportation

Attn Ayelet Ezran

PO Box 34996

Seattle, WA 98124-4996


To request interpretation or accommodations, please contact Ayelet Ezran (206-733-9032 or at least five business days before the meeting.