Tolling began on the State Route 520 bridge last Thursday, but many commuters will be saving money and avoiding the tolls by riding the bus, vanpooling or telecommuting – all of which are exempt from the new tolls.
For additional information, go to www.kingcounty.gov/getyouthere and click on the “520 tolling” image.
Plan your trip ahead of time and check for the best service between your home and destination. Use Metro’s Online Trip Planner, or call us at (206) 553-3000 for help.
Bus fare for crossing the lake during peak commute times is $3 one way.
The easiest way to pay is by using an ORCA card that you can just tap as you get on or off the bus.
Check to see if your employer offers a subsidized pass or other transportation benefits – many do.