CITY OF NEWBURGH (NY) – the City of Newburgh today announces the launch of a new free bus fare program along Newburgh Area Transit routes, which will also include paratransit services. This pilot program is made possible thanks to $67,500 secured by Senator James Skoufis (D - Hudson Valley) in the New York State budget. The pilot program will run through approximately March 31, 2023.
Routes included in the program are:
- Broadway West - Route 17K from the Broadway & Liberty St. intersection to shopping destinations along 17K and Route 300 in the Town of Newburgh, such as Target and Adam’s Fairacre Farms
- Crosstown North - Stretching between Montefiore St. Luke’s and Cornwall Hospitals
- Northside - Including stops at Mt. Saint Mary College and Mid Valley Mall
- Southside - Including apartment complexes and residential areas south of Broadway, and the Newburgh Ferry.
Complete route details and schedules can be found at RideTransitOrange.com/Newburgh.
Riders will not be required to present identification or proof of residency to board.
Downlod the Free Bus Fare Program Flyer in English and Spanish (PDF)
Read the Free Bus Fare Program Spanish (PDF)