HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Connecticut is launching new fare-free bus service to help folks enjoy the beach this summer.
The free weekend and holiday service begins Saturday and runs through Labor Day.READ MORE: Police Searching For Driver After Man Seriously Hurt In Queens Hit-And-Run
The ParkConneCT shuttles will take visitors to state parks and beaches.READ MORE: G-7 Leaders Call For New Investigation Into COVID-19's Origins
It’s part of Gov. Ned Lamont’s “Weekend Wheels” program, which provides free bus service as part of the state’s pandemic recovery effort.
The Silver Sands Shuttle, Madison Shuttle and Clinton Trolley will also be free on weekdays.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Suspect Punched, Robbed 13-Year-Old Boy In Elevator At Bronx Apartment Building
For more information, visit portal.ct.gov/DEEP/State-Parks/Park-Connect.