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Buses and ORCA U-Pass

Ten transit routes serve the UW Bothell and Cascadia College campus making over 400 stops each week day. Timetables are available in Kodiak Corner and the Library. Most transit routes operate from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays.

King County Metro Transit

  • Route 522 Woodinville Park & Ride - Downtown Seattle Express
  • Route 535 Lynnwood Transit Center - Bellevue Transit Center Express

Phone: 206.553.3000 or 1.800.542.7876
TTY: 206.684.1739


Community Transit

  • Route 105/106 UW Bothell/Cascadia - Mariner Park & Ride

Phone: 1.800.562.1375
TTY: 2425.778.2188


Sound Transit

  • Route 238 UW Bothell/Cascadia - Kirkland via Totem Lake
  • Route 312 UW Bothell/Cascadia - Downtown Seattle
  • Route 931 UW Bothell/Cascadia - Redmond via Woodinville
  • Route 372 Woodinville Park & Ride - University District

Phone: 1.888.889.6368
TTY: 1.888.713.6030


The ORCA U-Pass

An individual U-Pass costs $91 per quarter. It allows unlimited travel for students, faculty, and staff on King County Metro, Community Transit, Sound Transit, Kitsap Transit, Everett Transit, Pierce Transit, the Sounder Commuter train, and Light Rail which currently operates between Seattle and Tukwila.

To purchase your card just present a completed ORCA/Bus Pass Form at Kodiak Corner.

ORCA refunds follow our tuition 100% and 50% refund deadline policy

Campus Parking

Vehicles parked on campus must have a valid parking permit or a daily parking pass on display at all times. There are many parking locations on campus, including spaces and services for people with disabilities.

All parking information is available online.

Truly Express Shuttle to Off-Campus Parking

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No more circling! Beginning Friday, September 15, the Truly Express will shuttle commuters back and forth between campus and an overflow parking lot. The overflow lot is located just 1.2 miles from the center of campus at the Seattle Times. The Truly Express will run an out and back route every 20 minutes. 




Shuttle departs from the Seattle Times parking lot at 19200 120th Ave NE, Bothell
 (see map below)

Shuttle will run approximately 3 times an hour.  
Schedule coming soon.
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Map showing shuttle route from Seattle Times parking lot to campus




The Truly Express will make three stops at campus: 

West of Menchies on Bearsdlee

At the Beardslee Professional Building

On Campus Way NE just south of Campus Safety and Security

Look for signage with the Truly Express logo. Download and use the Truly Express app to track the shuttle. 

Bikes and Boards on Campus

Direct access between the Sammamish River Trail and the campus is available via the Burke-Gilman Trail (connecting the Sammamish River Trail, along SR 522, to the North Creek Trail, along North Creek east of I-405). The Sammamish River Trail provides regional connections for bicyclists and pedestrians. This trail extends west along Lake Washington through Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, and the University of Washington Seattle campus to Lake Union, and south along the Sammamish Slough to Redmond, Marymoor Park, and Lake Sammamish. For trail details and maps, visit King County recreation website.

Bicycle racks are located at:

  • Campus Way NE and the north end of building CC2
  • Promenade at the north end of building CC2
  • West side of CC3.

Bike lockers may be rented through UWB Cashier's office in UW1 building. Visit UWB Bicycling and Pedestrian Access for more information.

Shower facilities are located on the lower level of CC1. Shower and lockers are located on the first floor of CC3.


Cascadia students, faculty and staff are eligible to participate.  Carpool priority parking is available at the North and South parking garages.  If you are interested present a completed Carpool Form  at Kodiak Corner to join the program.

Electrical Vehicle Charging Stations

Electric car charging stations are available in the North and South garages.  The North garage stations are on street level.  south garage stations are on parking level three.  Vehicles must have a valid parking permit properly displayed.

Zimride Ride Share Program

Bothell Campus Zimride is a fun and easy way to find friends, classmates and colleagues who are going the same way you are. Zimride makes it easy to share the seats in your car or catch a ride.

Split the costs by driving fellow Bothell campus community members. Don't have a car? Find a ride where you need to go. You save money, protect the environment and have more fun when you share the ride.

Membership is free and easy. All UW Bothell students, staff, and faculty are eligible to sign-up for the campus Zimride Rideshare Communitywith your Cascadia ID.