ORCA Lift wins VISION 2040 Award

ORCA Lift Wins VISION 2040 Award

SEATTLE - King County Metro has won a 2017 VISION 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for its ORCA Lift program. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows.

“You have created a program that works,” said Josh Brown, Executive Director of PSRC. “You’ve made it easy for people to sign up and use the transit system seamlessly with all users.”

The ORCA Lift program is a reduced-fare program that increases mobility opportunities for people with low-income.

The award was presented at the King County Public Health Access and Outreach office on October 2.

VISION 2040 is the region's growth management, economic, and transportation strategy, designed to meet the needs of the 5 million people expected to be living in the region in 2040. It is an integrated, long-range vision for the future that lays out a strategy for maintaining a healthy region - promoting the well-being of people and communities, economic vitality, and a healthy environment.

PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 entities, including all four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies and tribal governments within the region.

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