Residents in Downtown Redmond are driving less and living a sustainable lifestyle. If you live downtown, request your free ORCA card today.

Did you receive a $25 ORCA bus pass from Go Redmond at your building?  Congratulations, you are part of our pilot program to increase access to transit services in Redmond!

Your feedback is essential in evaluating this pilot program and helping Go Redmond staff expand and enhance our services to downtown residents.  Please take the short survey now on how you use transit:

ORCA transit survey for Downtown Residents  

Riding the bus is a great way to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.  We hope you’ll find some routes that work for you.


  • ORCA stands for “One Regional Card for All” which means you can use the card across different transit providers.  It works on King County Metro, Sound Transit (including light rail), Community Transit, Everett Transit, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit, and Washington State Ferries.
  • Register your card at  This will make it easy to reload and ensure that if you lose it, you won’t lose your funds.
  • Redmond has great transit access. Frequent bus service to Seattle, Overlake, UW and Bellevue come right by your door.  Plan your trip on Google Maps or with the Metro Trip Planner.
  • Trips Cost $2.75 and you have a 2 hour transfer window where you can take another bus or light rail connection without needing to pay.  Reduced fares are also available for youth, seniors, disabled, and lower income households.