WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden announced a partnership with ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to offer free rides to vaccination sites to help meet his target of 70% of U.S. adults getting at least one vaccine shot by July 4.
The president announced the partnership, along with other steps the administration is taking to encourage Americans to get vaccinated, at a virtual meeting with a bipartisan group of governors Tuesday afternoon. The feature is expected to launch May 24 and run through July 4.
“I think that is really stepping up,” Biden said. ”
Biden unveiled a partnership to open vaccination sites at the nation’s largest community colleges to provide shots for students, staff and local residents throughout May and June.
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