Car Company Provides Free Lyfts To Cooling Centers During Heat Wave

From Harlem to Hollis, Lyft is providing free rides to select cooling centers across the five boroughs to help those in need during this extreme heatwave. Those impacted can use the code NYCCOOL19 valid for 2 rides up to $15. All they will have to do after entering the code is then type the address to one of the below locations, and they should be all set.


  • New York Public Library, Inwood: 4790 Broadway, New York, NY
  • New York Public Library, Morningside Heights: 2900 Broadway, New York, NY
  • New York Public Library, Harlem: 9 West 124th Street, New York, NY
  • University Settlement, Meltzer Senior Center: 94 East 1st Street, New York, NY
  • YM YWHA Washington Heights Center for Adults Living Well: 54 Nagle Avenue, New York, NY
  • Hudson Guild: 119 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY


  • Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch: 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Ulmer Park Branch: 2602 Bath Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Stone Avenue Branch: 581 Mother Gaston Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Wayside Tompkins Park NSC: 550 Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY
  • JASA Scheuer House of Coney Island: 3601 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

The Bronx:

  • New York Public Library, Bronx Library Center: 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY
  • New York Public Library, Parkchester: 1985 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY
  • New York Public Library, High Bridge: 78 West 168th Street, Bronx, NY
  • SHOPP Casa Boricua Senior Center: 910 East 172nd Street, Bronx, NY
  • PSS Parkside Senior Center: 644 Adee Avenue, Bronx, NY
  • PSS Andrew Jackson Senior Center: 325 East 156 Street, Bronx, NY


  • Queens Public Library, Rochdale Village: 169-09 137th Ave, Jamaica, NY
  • Queens Public Library, Averne: 312 Beach 54 Street, Arverne, NY
  • Queens Public Library, Corona: 38-23 104 Street, Corona, NY
  • Sunnyside Community Services Senior Center: 43-31 39 St Queens, NY
  • JSPOA Theodora Jackson Senior Center: 92-47 165th Street, Queens, NY

Staten Island:

  • New York Public Library, Stapleton: 132 Canal St., Staten Island, NY
  • New York Public Library, Todt Hill-Westerleigh: 2550 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
  • New York Public Library, Mariners Harbor: 206 South Ave, Staten Island, NY
  • JCC of Staten Island: 1466 Manor Road, Staten Island, NY
  • CASC Cassidy Coles Senior Center: 125 Cassidy Place, Staten Island, NY

Select cooling centers are listed based on size, location in the neighborhood, borough or ward and their accessibility by public transit.

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