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Shelter and Housing

Reduced Fare Bus Tickets

The King County Metro Transit Human Services Reduced Fare Bus Ticket Program was established in 1993 to provide subsidized bus tickets for people who are low-income and/or experiencing homelessness and in need transportation assistance to critical services such as emergency shelter, employment, and child care. Organizations purchase tickets at a reduced rate (20 percent of actual cost), and then distribute the tickets to clients. The program is administered by the King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS). All programs in the City of Seattle and King County interested in applying for the program will apply directly to the King County Procurement Office.

The 2015 Human Services Reduced Fare Bus Ticket Program Application is now available. Please visit the King County Procurement website to review and download the application. The RFP is listed under "Other".

Currently Participating 2014 Agencies: Available for download are the Lost/Stolen Bus Ticket report , bus ticket disbursement log, record of usage log The record of usage log for January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014, is due to HSD by January 30, 2015.

If you are an individual seeking transportation assistance, please contact the Community Information Line 2-1-1 or a local human services agency.

Seattle Human Services Department
Street address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA 98104
Mailing address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Phone: 206-386-1001
Fax: 206-233-5119
TTY/TTD: 206-233-2778

Accommodations for people with disabilities provided upon request.