Try Transit Offer

Please note: Due to staff vacations Try Transit fulfillment will take longer than usual. Applications will be processed by September 15.

 

Pledge to try transit as an alternative to driving alone to/from work or campus and receive a pre-loaded $20 Clipper card.  Whether you make the switch one day out of the week or five days a week, taking transit can make a difference!

The Try Transit program has two offerings, one for commuters, and another for college students.

Try Transit to/from Work

You are eligible to receive an incentive if you:

  • Live or work in Contra Costa County.
  • Are 18 years of age or older.
  • Would otherwise drive alone to/from an employment location if this incentive program were not available.
  • Agree to complete a brief questionnaire to assess the effectiveness of this program.

Try Transit to/from College Campus (Students)

You are eligible to receive an incentive if you:

  • Attend one of the following public colleges in Contra Costa County:
    1. CSU Eastbay (Concord Campus)
    2. Contra Costa College
    3. Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill
    4. Los Medanos
  • Are enrolled in a minimum of 9 units
  • Would otherwise drive alone to/from an eligible college campus if this incentive program were not available.
  • Agree to complete a brief questionnaire to assess the effectiveness of this program.

What are the program rules?

  • If you have received any 511 Contra Costa promotion or program incentives from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, you are not eligible for to receive this incentive.
  • This incentive program is available only for your home-to-work/campus commute and/or work/campus-to-home commute.
  • 511 Contra Costa may request verification from you or your employer of the information you provide.
  • Falsifying any information will disqualify you from all 511 Contra Costa programs and promotions.
  • 511 Contra Costa reserves the right to make any changes to or to terminate this program at any time without prior notification

Apply Now!

Try Transit to work » 

Try Transit to campus »

Have any questions?

Please contact 511 Contra Costa at 510-210-5932 or creilly@511contracosta.org.