CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — College students and adult workers in Contra Costa County can receive a pre-loaded $25 Clipper card, 511 Contra Costa announced on its website. The agency says it looks to get commuters to switch to public transit for even just once a week.
To be eligible, you must be 18 or older and live or work in the county. Students who are eligible are those who are enrolled in a minimum of nine units and attend one of these colleges in Contra Costa County:
- CSU Eastbay (Concord Campus)
- Contra Costa College
- Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill
- Diablo Valley College, San Ramon
- Los Medanos College
- Saint Mary’s College
The program says recipients must otherwise drive along to/from their employment location and/or one of the listed colleges. You must agree to complete a brief survey to assess the effectiveness of the giveaway.
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You cannot receive the incentive if you have received any prior 511 Contra Costa promotions from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.