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Along with Seattle Public Schools and Cascade Bicycle Club, we’re resuming the country’s largest bicycling education program!

The nation’s largest public school bicycling and walking safety curriculum resumes in-person lessons this week in Seattle following a 19-month pause due to COVID-19! The Let’s Go Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety program will teach bicycling and walking safety skills to about 10,000 elementary and middle school students during this academic… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Public Middle School students are now eligible for a free unlimited ORCA Card as part of the City’s ORCA Opportunity Program

Mayor Durkan’s Climate Action Executive Order expands the City’s ORCA Opportunity Program, currently providing ORCA Cards to thousands of high school students and Seattle Promise Scholars. Seattle Public Schools and the City of Seattle are partnering to provide an additional 8,000 free, unlimited ORCA Cards to Seattle Public Schools middle school students. ORCA cards are valid through August 31, 2022, and work 24 hours a… [ Keep reading ]

ORCA Opportunity Program provides unlimited 12-month ORCA cards at no cost to thousands of students

Today, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan celebrated the fourth school year of the ORCA Opportunity Program – Seattle’s commitment to free transit for public high school and middle school students. Through the program, the City of Seattle provides 12-month, fully-subsidized ORCA cards to all Seattle Public high school students, income-eligible middle school students, and Seattle Promise Scholars. The card is valid through August 31, 2022 and… [ Keep reading ]