CDTA offers week of free service to get vaccinated by July 14

Albany County

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Monday, The Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a partnership with six public transportation companies upstate to offer a new vaccination incentive. Starting Tuesday, the transportation providers—including CDTA—will offer a week of free service to people who get vaccinated.

“Our incentive programs have pushed more New Yorkers to pull up their sleeve and have helped get us to the brink of crossing that critical threshold in our statewide vaccination rate,” Cuomo said in a written statement. “The vaccine continues to be our single best weapon against the virus, and if you get your first shot by July 14, you will qualify for seven days of free transportation at one of six major public transportation networks in Upstate New York.” 

Anyone who gets the Johnson & Johnson shot or a first dose of Pfizer or Moderna at any provider in New York between June 15 and July 14 can get a free, unlimited seven-day pass. Show your proof of vaccination at a participating transportation redemption center by July 14 for access.

The six providers cover the Capital Region, the Mohawk Valley, the Finger Lakes, Central New York, and the Southern Tier:

  • Capital District Transportation Authority
  • Greater Glens Falls Transit
  • Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority
  • Central New York Regional Transportation Authority
  • Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit
  • Broome County Transit

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Coronavirus Videos

Audience sits close at Trump's Mt Rushmore event

Expert: US leaving WHO would be 'gift' to China

Trump: FDA hydroxy warning based on 'phony study'

Kroger to give $130M in ‘Thank You’ pay

Fauci Testifies

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Latest PODCAST episode

More PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam
10 IN TOGA_WEB
CHECK OUT OUR NEW APP FEATURES

Click Below to set up your cable box

DESTINATION NEW YORK

Cuomo Under Fire News

More Cuomo Under Fire