6. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

May 23, 2019 GMT

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Public transit approval rating among residents: 64.5%Annual trips per person (all residents): 71Percentage of workers who commute by public transit: 10.1%Stations that are ADA accessible: 100%Miles traveled using electric power: 7.3%

Seattle residents can take advantage of public transportation by land or by sea. The King County Metro offers rail, buses, the Seattle Streetcar and water taxis to help commuters travel throughout the city and its surrounding communities.


Going to the University of Washington? The Link light rail makes 13 stops through downtown Seattle on its journey from the UW campus to Sea-Tac Airport. For frequent riders, the ORCA card is the all-access pass for rail and bus services.