The City of Santa Rosa and Transit are thrilled to initiate the Free Ride to your Vaccine program to help address financial and transportation-related barriers to accessing vaccinations.
To ride to your vaccination appointment fare-free, you only need to show confirmation of your COVID-19 vaccination appointment for that day - either a printout or on a smartphone.
Ride Free to Your Vaccine
DIRECT SHUTTLE With proof of COVID-19 vaccine appointment on the day of travel. CityBus fare-free Direct Shuttle provides an easy connection from the downtown Transit Mall to Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Grace Pavilion vaccination site.
Service operates Monday – Friday
First trip leaves Transit Mall at 8:40am, Trips leave on the hour, :20 after the hour and at :40 after the hour from the Transit Mall until 5:00 p.m.
Trips Leave the bus stop under Highway 12 across from the Grace Pavilion at :10 after the hour, :30 after the hour and :50 after the hour with the last trip at 5:30 from the Grace Pavilion.
CITYBUS and PARATRANSIT Fare-Free Rides to Vaccination Appointment With proof of COVID-19 vaccine appointment on the day of travel. Ride CityBus and Paratransit fare-free to and from your vaccination site within Santa Rosa city limits.
Immunization with a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is a critical component of the strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition to workers and residents of long-term care facilities, health care and public health workers, emergency medical technicians and paramedics will be among the first vaccinated, due to their position of treating/interacting with potential COVID-19 positive patients.
COVID-19 vaccines will be available to the broader community as more doses arrive in the coming months. Now is the time to learn more about the vaccine—ask questions and get the answers you need from factual sources, so you can make an informed decision that's right for you when it’s your turn.