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Route 63 NE Tacoma Express
Pierce Transit has been testing new service in Northeast Tacoma since September 2015. Following a decision by the Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners, this new service will continue to operate becoming a regular route on September 11, 2016.
NE TACOMA EXPRESS
Pierce Transit’s Route 63, NE Tacoma Express, provides weekday peak only express service between NE Tacoma and downtown Tacoma. See schedules below.
|NE Tacoma to Downtown Tacoma||Downtown Tacoma to NE Tacoma|
|49th Ave NE & 42nd St NE||39th Ave SW & Northshore Parkway||@ 19th St & Pacific Ave||10th & Commerce Zone E||10th & Commerce Zone E||S 19th St & Pacific Ave||49th Ave NE & 42nd St NE||39th Ave SW & Northshore Parkway|
King County Metro's Route 903 will operate as a feeder service to Route 63. Pierce Transit has partnered with KCM to extend its Route 903 which operated nearby to provide connections to Pierce Transit’s demonstration Route 63. KCM Route 903 will also provide a direct ride to the Federal Way Transit Center. KCM fares apply to Route 903 services.
For detailed schedule information contact KCM Customer Services at 206-553-3000 or visit their web site at metro.kingcounty.gov/schedules/903/n0.html
BENEFITS OF ROUTE 63 NE TACOMA EXPRESS
- NE Tacoma riders have more transit options
- Return of direct service to downtown Tacoma
- Express service reduces travel time to downtown Tacoma
- Direct connection to Federal Way Transit Center
SAVE MONEY BY USING ORCA
The key to using these services is planning your connections. Riders should plan ahead because there are different fares for these routes and there are no paper transfers between KCM and Pierce Transit. Transferring is a breeze with an ORCA card. You have a number of different options with your ORCA card using its various fare methods. Contact our friendly Customer Services staff at 25.581.8000, Option 1, to help you pick the best ORCA option for your trip.
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