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.

To see if you are eligible to receive the free $25 pre-loaded Clipper card, apply on 511 Contra Costa’s website. For workers, apply here. For students, apply here.

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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.