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.