The voyage makes you wonder, has the world really changed that much. Orca is the fare payment system for puget sound area transit systems. The epurse can be used in combination with a pass in the event the pass value is less than the fare for a ride. Orca currents are short highinterest novels with contemporary themes, written expressly for middleschool students reading below grade level. The guards smash a gift the boy delivers to his dad in jail, men are beaten on the chain gang, one guard smashes the boys hand with a piece of thrown iron, a dynamite explosion kills some of the. When transferring from sounder to link, keep in mind that link fares are distance based as well. Did you forget your orca card or dont have exact changeno problem. In this guest post, author eric walters explains how he was inspired to write an early chapter book, high and dry, and a middle grade hilo book, on the rocks, based on the same reallife event. You will present the tickets and orca card when the fares are being verified. Use your smart phone to buy and use transit tickets.
Orca orca product and price listproduct and price list regional monthly passpugetpass a regional monthly pass lets you travel on all transit services in the region for a specified period of time. Sounder is a beautiful story that has earned a spot on my keeper shelf. Find your fare and ways to pay for your ride, including the orca card. Orca card one regional card for all orca sound transit. Passengers using an orca card may load a pierce transit all day pass wherever orca cards are revalued. With over titles in print and more than 90 new titles a year. Passes are valid on community transit, everett transit, king county metro, king county water taxi, kitsap transit, monorail, pierce transit, seattle streetcar, and sound transit. Add value online, at ticket vending machines or at participating retailers register to protect your card balance. So while you can use your husky card in many similar ways to a standard orca card, its important to know how they are different as well. Find more information on how to add passes and epurse value to your orca card in our how to add value to an orca card section.
If you are an infrequent rider, please be aware that epurse added online or by phone is available to activate within 2448 hours of your purchase. When transferring to bus, you only need to tap your card once as you enter the bus. If you are an infrequent rider, please be aware that epurse added online or by phone is. He learns to read, and with that skill comes the beginning of greater understanding. For rapidride buses, the streetcar, link light rail and sounder, show your. Orca card readers are found at the front of buses or mounted on a wall or pole at link, sounder or swift stations. A brand new book published exclusively for the benefit of orca members, with royalties going to benefit the club. The family dog, sounder, is a beloved member of the family who helps them during troubled times by hunting and being a loyal companion. Epurse works like cash when you use transit services. Although the familys difficulties increase when the father is imprisoned for stealing a ham from work, the boy still hungers for an education.
Just queue up a ticket on your phone and ride with ease, whether on the bus, link, streetcar, sounder, monorail or water taxi. This is in the event you actually lose the main card. Transferring between services is easy with the orca card. Orca publishers with contemporary themes and exciting stories, the orca soundings for reluctant teen readers are books that teens want to read. It is the story of an africanamerican boy living with his sharecropper family. Orca by arthur herzog iii meet your next favorite book. Sure you can easily get a new one reissued with the balance, but in the week it takes to get a new. The transit go ticket app allows riders to buy bus, rail and water taxi tickets using their mobile device. Orca regional day pass launches seattle transit blog. Orca smart card fares, pass, payment community transit. Orca for business offers fully customized solutions for businesses of all sizes within any industry. Sounder is a quick read that probably could be done in a days time or less.
Tracks different fares and transfers automatically. Once you have your orca card, all customers can load a pass or epurse value online, by mail, at an orca customer service office or at a ticket vending machine. Orca card tap orca before boarding the train and after you get off the train. Submitted by friends of the san juans the 2020 boating season is 1 day ago. Orca cards are accepted on pierce transit, king county metro, community transit, everett transit, kitsap transit, and sound transit. You can have epurse and a monthly pass on the same orca card.
Transfer fare is calculated and applied automatically between services. On sounder trains and link light rail look for one of the yellow orca card readers on the platform and tap your card before boarding to pay your fare. No more worries about carrying cash for transit fare. The newbery medalwinning classic novel about the courage and faithand the love of a dogthat give a family strength in the face of inhumanity. The mangled body is described graphically, as is the death of a bull. When you use your upass, the smart chip inside your husky card interacts with the orca system.
Epurse can be used in combination with a pass in the event the fare for the ride is greater than your pass value. Tvms are located at link and sounder stations as well as a. Please contact your lead agency for more information. It is a wonderful tale that is truly powerful in its simplicity. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling.
Orca soundings are short, highinterest novels written specifically for teens. Did you forget your orca card or dont have exact changeno. Tech, nonprofit, built environment, legal and business and management consulting are the industry leaders providing these benefits. The book really gives you a sense of what things are still like today, as compared to much older high sea adventures. Ticket buy a sounder ticket from the ticket machine with cash, visa or. Making it easier to get an orca card seattle transit blog.
Vanpool subsidy are handled outside the orca system. Orca stands for one regional card for all you can use it on metro transit buses, sound transit link light rail, sound transit regional express buses, sounder. Sound transit light rail and sounder, seattle streetcar, and kitsap transit. Orca for business provides your employees access to seattles growing public transit system. Orca card regional monthly pass values sound transit. Larson, it is the first and last word on the south bend 1,1 family of antibacklash reels. The product of orca members len sawisch, jim madden and todd e.
Epurse provides a means to store value on an orca card that can be used to pay for bus, ferry, light rail, streetcar and train services. A regional monthly pass lets you travel on all transit services in the region for a specified period of time. The card is valid on most transit systems in the seattle metropolitan area, including sound transit, local bus agencies, washington state ferries, the king county water taxi, and kitsap fast ferries. Please donate to our gofundme campaign to help us raise the startup funds for the coop. It is the students responsibility to convert epurse to monthly pass.
Sounder and link fares are distancebased, so if you forget to tap off, youll be charged the maximum fare. Orca orca product and price listproduct and price list. A new orca rrfp for seniors ages 65 or older or riders with qualifying disabilities is free. Epurse, short for electronic purse, to use like cash to pay your fare.
You pay the fare difference, if any, when you ride. Your smart phone can be your ticket to transportation with transit go ticket. There will be a direct connection between intercity transit buses and sounder there. Armstrongs sounder explores the life struggles of an african american family during the turn of the century. Orca card holders can transfer between lightrail, sounder trains, buses, seattle streetcars and the vashon island or west seattle water taxis.
An agencyspecific pass, like kitsap transit or washington state ferries monthly pass. Sounder eventually returns emaciated, battered, but. That same night sounder is shot and left for dead in the middle of the road. Student orca transit pass transportation and parking. The structure of the story goes from story to story as the orca and crew travel each leg of the voyage.
Mobile payment will only be available on metro, the king county water taxi, the first hill and south lake union streetcars, link, and sounder. Subsidies will be loaded on to the orca lift card as epurse value. Upass transportation services uw transportation services. However, a pierce transit reduced fare monthly pass is only valid on pierce transit local service and shuttle. Currently the main ways to get an orca card if youre out and about downtown. The orca card is a regional, public transit pass which can be used by students and employees to ride regular metro, sound transit, pierce transit, kitsap transit, community transit, and everett transit bus service anytime, anywhere all.
For more information about orca, visit or call 8889886722 tty relay 711 during regular business hours, monday friday, 8 a. These edgy stories with compelling characters and gripping storylines are ones they will want to read. Transfer values expire two hours after you first tap your orca card to begin your trip. Angry and humiliated, the boy has no choice but to begin a difficult transition to adulthood. Yelp is a fun and easy way to find, recommend and talk about whats great and not so great in cordova and beyond. Place exact change in the farebox next to the driver, use a ticket, orca card, or hopthru app. If your trip costs more than the pass value, the remainder will be subtracted from your epurse balance.
Orca book publishers is one of canadas leading independent publishers of books for young readers. The orca soundings resource guide, now available on cd, provides information on using the books in this popular series as part of a literacy program. Do you get a monthly pugetpass or a flexpass from your work and waiting for. When you reach your destination, tap your card on a reader again.
The orca card one regional card for all is a contactless, storedvalue smart card system for public transit in the puget sound region of washington, united states. Orca card using your orca card is easy sound transit. At the beginning of each academic term, the student must purchase epurse andor monthly pass from orca, and the orca products must be loaded directly onto the students orca lift card. When you ride link light rail or sounder trains, tap your card once at the orca card reader before you board and again at your destination. Students are responsible for paying half the total cost and seattle university will subsidize the other half. Orca books is becoming a memberowned, workerrun cooperative by april 1st, 2020 to learn about the coop transition, the benefits of membership, and how to sign up, visit our coop page.
The pass is good for rides up to the pertrip value. Although it isnt really marketed a such, sounder is the first in a trilogy of books followed by sour land and the macleod place. Sounder and link fares are distancebased, so if you forget to tap off,youll be charged the maximum fare. Monthly passes are worth the trip value of the pass.1118 632 670 469 1031 99 213 1602 689 281 607 382 235 478 1345 15 789 248 1159 691 230 1466 1025 826 1399 1591 640 93 317 1199 26 566 629 954