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What you need to know to get around Redmond
We are here to help make getting around Redmond easy. Check out our Redmond Transportation 101 to help you find the resources you need.


Take Transit?

King County Metro and Sound Transit both run bus service in Redmond. If you see a bus with a wave on it, that’s Sound Transit. Red, blue, or purple buses are King County Metro. Both take an ORCA card and cost $2.75 to ride.  

Find a frequent bus route near you

    Greater Eastside Transit Map

    Use Transit, our recommended app to find when your bus is coming

      Transit App

      Buy or top up your ORCA transit pass at these locations

        King County Metro ORCA Pass

        Looking for an affordable transit pass? Find out about ORCA Lift here

          ORCA Lift

          For a fully subsidized ORCA pass check eligibility and apply here

            Fully Subsidized ORCA Passes

            Encourage your employer to sign up for transit passes and save both of you money

              Fully Subsidized ORCA Passes

              Find out about East Link Light Rail, arriving at Overlake in 2023 and Downtown Redmond in 2024

                Sound Transit’s East Link Open House

                Share your transit story with us and get a $25 ORCA card

                  Share Your Commuter Story!

                  Have transportation-related accessibility needs?

                    Visit FindaRide


                    Share a ride. Check out a Vanpool or Carpool

                    Find a vanpool coming to Redmond from your neighborhood. Check out the up to date list here

                      Check Out Available Vanpools

                      No vanpools fit your needs? You only need 3 people to start.

                        King County Rideshare

                        Find a carpool to Redmond using Scoop or Waze



                          Find a Schoolpool to help get children to school

                            Find a Schoolpool

                            Share your story with us and get a $25 ORCA

                              Share your story with us!


                              Rolling in the Bicycle Capital of the Northwest

                              Find your route – the King County Regional Trails map is our recommendation for finding trails and stress-free bike routes

                                Find your route

                                Looking for bike lessons? Check out upcoming courses

                                  Find a class

                                  Looking for a bike shop? Find a list of bike shops around Puget Sound

                                    Find a shop

                                    Check out SPLAIN’s rating of supportive bike shops in the region

                                      S.P.L.A.I.N. Survey

                                      Would you like to bike with children? Learn how to get started here

                                        Family Bike

                                        Want to scoot? Sign up for Lime

                                          Lime Scooters

                                          Share your biking story with us and get a $25 ORCA card

                                            Share your story!


                                            Walking, Rolling, or Strolling 

                                            See a spot where it’s difficult to walk? Report it using the City of Redmond’s 311 line

                                              City of Redmond’s 311 line

                                              Share your walking, rolling, or strolling story with us and get a $25 ORCA card

                                                Share your story!

                                                Interested in starting a walking school bus to help children walk to school? Learn more about Safe Routes to School

                                                  Safe Routes to School