Are you a small business or non-profit with fewer than 100 employees? If yes, you can try ORCA for Business programs at a lower cost now through June 2021!
Choose to subsidize your employees’ transit passes through ORCA Business Passport or Business Choice for the first time, and you may be eligible for a 50% rebate on your contribution amount up to $10,000.
For more infomation about programs in your city or county, choose the location your business is in:
Our Business Choice and Business Passport programs provide Puget Sound employers with popular commute benefits that scale to fit your company’s needs.
Business Choice provides the most flexibility in size and scale. You select which employees receive an ORCA card and the dollar value you put on it. Fees can be incorporated into pre-tax employee payroll deductions and you can make changes monthly. Your employees can add additional funds to their ORCA cards.
Business Choice at a glance:
Equip your employees with one of the Puget Sound’s most popular workplace benefits: unlimited transit travel. Business Passport is an easy-to-manage annual program only available through employers. It provides an unlimited-trip ORCA pass to all benefits-eligible employees, including vanpool and vanshare options as well as Metro’s Emergency Ride Home.
What the program looks like:
|ORCA Business Choice||ORCA Business Passport|
|Price Basis||Transit trip length||Company location|
|Cost||Equivalent to retail pricing||Bundled Savings|
|No. Employees||1 or more*||5 or more*|
|Employee Participation||Any % of employees||100% of benefits-elegible employees|
|Employee Cost Sharing||No Restrictions||Up to 50%|
|Included Mobility Options|
|Transit Options||Montly Pass (for chosen services)||Unlimited|
|Washington State Ferries||Montly Pass||Not included - seperate pass available|
|Vanpool||Monthly Vanpool Pass||100% Subsidy|
|Vanshare||No Subsidy||100% Subsidy|
|Emergency Ride Home||Not Included||6-8 rides per employee each year|
50% rebate available for businesses with fewer than 100 employees*