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How to get a Pierce Transit Bus Pass
Pierce Transit provides reduced bus fares for Senior Citizens who are 65 years old or older and to people who are disabled.

You must show a valid Regional Reduced Fare Permit when paying a reduced senior citizen fare. Permits are $3.

Senior Citizen fares with a Regional Reduced Fare Permit
Note: Senior and Disabled fares did not rise on January 1, 2009, provided you have a Regional Reduced Fare Permit. These fares remained the same.
  • Local - $0.75 (regularly $1.75)
  • Olympia Express - $1 (regularly $2.50)
  • Seattle Express - $1.50 (regularly $3)
  • 582 - Bonney Lake-Tacoma Express - $0.50 (regularly $1.50)
  • 574 - Lakewood-SeaTac Express - $1.25 (regularly $2.50)
  • 564 - South Hill - Overlake Express - $1.50 (regularly $3)
  • 586 - Tacoma-U District Express - $1.50 (regularly $3)
  • Special Event service - no discount / regular fares apply

If you are 65 or older, or have a doctor-verified disability, you may ride for a reduced fare. Regional Reduced Fare Permits are available at The Bus Shop Lakewood, The Bus Shop Downtown and at The Tacoma Dome Station Bus
Shop.

Permits are $3. Bring proof of age, proof of disability (or a valid Medicare card).

Where to get a Regional Reduced Fare Permit
The Bus Shop Lakewood
  • 3720 96th St. SW
    • In the lobby of Pierce Transit's Building 5, also known as the Training Center
  • Hours
    • Weekdays - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturdays - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Bus Shop Downtown Tacoma
  • 940 Market St.
  • Hours
    • Weekdays - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tacoma Dome Station North
  • 610 Puyallup Ave. East
  • Hours
    • Weekdays - 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Photo IDs (for Regional Reduced Fare Permits, etc.) are not available here
  • Senior IDs not requiring photos are available

Tacoma Dome Station South
  • 505 E. 25th St.
  • Hours
    • Weekdays - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Photo IDs (for Regional Reduced Fare Permits, etc.) are available here
  • Link Light Rail lost and found is also located here

Phone Information
  • Information: (253) 581-8000
    • Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • No Sunday service
    • Hours vary on holidays
  • Toll-free (within western Washington State only): 1 (800) 562-8109
  • Bus Information TDD for the hearing-impaired: (253) 582-7951
  • Hotline 24-hour pre-recorded information: (253) 984-8155
  • Shuttle
    • Shuttle reservations: (253) 581-8100
    • Shuttle TDD for the hearing impaired: (253) 582-7963.
    • Shuttle phone services available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily