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JTA Partners With Uber To Offer Free Rides To Vaccine Sites In Jacksonville

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Uber is giving free door-to-door rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites within 10 Jacksonville area ZIP codes as part of a new program with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority.

JTA’s Ride To Health initiative includes about 4,000 free rides subsidized by Uber.

Until September 30, all trips under $25 that are scheduled between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. to a COVID vaccination site will be free if they’re within these ZIP codes: 

  • 32202 - Downtown 
  • 32204 - LaVilla, Brooklyn, Mixontown, Riverside 
  • 32205 - Murray Hill, Avondale, etc. 
  • 32206 - Springfield, Eastside, Brentwood, Talleyrand, etc. 
  • 32208 - Panama Park, Ribault, etc. 
  • 32209 - Grand Park, College Gardens, New Town, Moncrief Park, etc. 
  • 32218 - Oceanway, Northside, etc. 
  • 32219 - Lincoln Villas, Northwest Jacksonville, etc. 
  • 32220 - Whitehouse, Bulls Bay, etc. 
  • 32254 - West Jacksonville, Commonwealth, Edgewood, etc. 

Claim a voucher for an Uber ride here. Residents must download the Uber app in order to redeem the voucher.

 
Raymon Troncoso can be reached at rtroncoso@wjct.org, 904-358-6319 or on Twitter at @RayTroncoso.

Reporter Raymon Troncoso joined WJCT News in June of 2021 after concluding his fellowship with Report For America, where he was embedded with Capitol News Illinois covering Illinois state government with a focus on policy and equity. You can reach him at (904) 358-6319 or Rtroncoso@wjct.org and follow him on Twitter @RayTroncoso.