The Biden administration announced a new program Tuesday in which ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft will give free rides to anyone who needs a ride to get vaccinated.
We’re working hard to ensure transportation is less of a barrier when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccine. And I’m excited to share that starting May 24th, Uber and Lyft will offer everyone in America free rides to vaccination sites. – Joe Biden
“As part of this historic commitment, Lyft and Uber will promote rides to and from tens of thousands of vaccination sites through their apps,” the White House press release states. Uber and Lyft confirmed to The Daily Caller that each company is funding the respective rides.
Uber and Lyft riders can select a vaccination site closest to them on the app and follow the directions to redeem their ride, the press release states. The feature launches on May 24 and runs until July 4.
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