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Come on and Take a Free Ride: Metro Waiving Fees New Year’s Eve

by Karen Goff — December 21, 2015 at 2:45 pm 0

Metro offering free New Year's Eve rides thanks for Miller Lite/Photo: MillerCoorsGet home from your New Year’s Eve events safely: all rides on Washington’s Metro system will be free from midnight to 3 a.m. on Jan. 1.

The free rides are courtesy or Miller Lite’s Free Rides program.

“We’re excited to bring our flagship Miller Lite Free Rides program to Washington, D.C. for the first time on New Year’s Eve,”Diane Wagner, Responsibility Commerce Manager for MillerCoors, said in a statement. “Our partnership with Metro is part of MillerCoors overall commitment to help prevent drunk driving by bringing alcohol responsibility programs to more markets.”

Here is what you need to know:

Free rides will be available on all six Metrorail lines and all Metrobus routes. from midnight until the Metro system closes at 3 a.m.

On the rail system, customers should use their SmarTrip card or a paper fare card to enter and exit the system and will not be charged for the trip.

On Metrobus, riders can simply show their SmarTrip card to board at no charge. For specific route and schedule information, visitwmata.com/bus/timetables.

Photo courtesy MillerCoors

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