Ontario Making GO Transit and UP Express Free on New Year's Eve

Dallas Area Rapid Transit offers free rides on New Year's Eve

Dallas Area Rapid Transit offers free rides on New Year's Eve

Fireworks displays in downtown Denver at 9 p.m. and midnight will temporarily disrupt some light rail and bus services, and the Free MallRide line.

"By offering free rides on New Year's Eve, Major Brands hopes everyone will make getting home safe and responsible consumption their 2018 New Year's resolution", Major Brands CEO Sue McCollum stated in a press release.

This is the fifth year they have offered rides. Metro will operate enhanced rail service for the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena.

"Wishing you and yours a happy holiday", Mayor Linda Jeffrey said. "It's our way of saying thank you for making Metro the nation's best transit system, and we look forward to riding with you next year".

LBT's New Year's Eve schedule is modified with later hours and shorter distances.

The M Line Trolley turns West on Blackburn Street in Uptown
The M Line Trolley turns West on Blackburn Street in Uptown

Between 4 a.m. on December 31 and 4 a.m. on Jan 1., Metro will operate on its Sunday schedule at no charge, with extra buses as needed to serve destinations like Seattle Center, Capitol Hill, and downtown.

There will also be expanded train and bus service that night, according to the transit agency.

Additionally, the First Hill Streetcar will operate until 1 AM.

The routes will be on Sunday/holiday schedules on Sunday and Monday. Fareboxes and ORCA card readers will be covered to remind riders not to pay. A regular valid fare will be required on Sound Transit Express buses.




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