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Youth ride free on Mason Transit

Mason Transit riders under 18 now can ride for free on all routes, including routes that leave Mason County.

According to a news release, everyone rides fare-free within Mason County, but the new policy provides youths with free transit to Bremerton, Olympia and other destinations outside of Mason County. Youths used to pay $1.50 one-way for out of county trips.

“The fare change encourages young people to use transit and improves their access to schools, jobs and other resources,” Mason Transit Authority General Manager Amy Asher said in a news release. “It’s a...


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