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JTA partners with zTrip on Discounted COVID-19 Transportation

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) and zTrip launched a new discounted transportation option for trips to COVID-19 vaccination sites in Jacksonville.

zTrip provides on-demand transportation services and through this partnership, will provide rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites for a flat $5 rate, for trips up to 3 miles, a discount of approximately 17% when compared to a normal fare.

“By working with our private sector partners, we are once again offering a unique solution for those who need to get to their local vaccination sites,” said JTA Chief Executive Officer Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr. “Our goal is to ensure anyone who is eligible to receive a vaccine has safe, clean and reliable transportation options to do so.”

“We genuinely feel that giving back to the community is essential to our survival,” said zTrip General Manager Bob Gagliardi.  “These values are the foundation of our legendary reputation and the basis of an exceptionally positive working environment.”

Customers who would like a ride through zTrip must call (904) 337-3103 and use the promo code “VAC21” to book their reservation.

Through Rides to Health, the JTA continues to offer complimentary rides to seniors and eligible populations to federal, state and local sites across Duval County through bus routes, the First Coast Flyer Bus Rapid Transit Network, ReadiRide and now through zTrip.

For more information on which services are available through Rides to Health, contact JTA Customer Service at (904) 630-3100 Monday – Friday 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

About zTrip

zTrip is the first national taxicab brand. zTrip provides the safest and most cost-effective ride with transparent pricing and professionally trained, licensed, and insured drivers.

zTrip gives you the most control over your transportation with taxi or wheelchair accessible options, now or later pickups, cash or credit payments and phone or street hailing. Backed by over 25 years of experience, zTrip is committed to providing the safest rides.