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    The ORCA card is funded for the 2018-2019 school year to offer ORCA cards to eligible middle school and high school students. ORCA cards will now be extended through the Summer, with an expiration date of August 31st, 2019 in which cards will be deactivated.

    This Summer extension only applies to those students who have claimed their ORCA card by June 20th, 2019.

    Replacement ORCA cards during the Summer may be acquired by contacting one of the following:
    TransORCA@seattleschools.org
    ORCA Card Program Manager Office: 206-252-0947

    ORCA card requests will be processed weekly and must be picked up at the Seattle Public Schools Building (NOT ROOSEVELT) located at 2445 3rd Avenue South Seattle, WA 98134. ORCA cards will not be mailed, no exceptions.

    Students are responsible for keeping their assigned ORCA card in good condition through the Summer. Reporting a lost, stolen or damaged ORCA card should be done immediately so we can deactivate the card to prevent unauthorized use.
    A replacement fee of $5.50 will be charged to the student for a lost, stolen or damaged ORCA card for the first occurrence during the school year.
    Any subsequent lost, stolen or damaged cards will require a replacement fee of $25.00.

    ORCA cards are valid for youth fare on the following:
    Bus: Community Transit, Everett Transit, Kitsap Transit, Metro Transit, Pierce Transit, and South Transit
    Rail: Sound Transit Link Light Rail and Sound Transit Sounder train (Rail Plus partnership Amtrack Cascades)
    Streetcar: Seattle Streetcar
    Ferry: King County Water Taxi and Kitsap Local Ferries and Fast Ferries
    Access Transportation: Metro and Kitsap Transit Access Transportation (eligible riders only)

    Students are responsible for paying any additional fares required for services not covered, or not fully covered by their assigned ORCA card.

    A Fare Enforcement Officer/Driver/Conductor may ask to inspect your assigned ORCA card. Failure to follow the Conditions of Use, pay fares ("tap on/tap off"), or use of the pass by someone other than the assigned student, may result in the pass being surrendered and/or any applicable fines. Students should not remove their identification label affixed to the front of the card. If your student becomes ineligible the ORCA card will be deactivated to prevent further use.

    For more on Metro routes and schedules please call Metro Rider Information at (206) 553-3000 or go online to access Metro Trip Planner at http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov.