Miller Lite sponsors all Metro rides after midnight on New Year’s

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Metro will stay open until 3 a.m. Sunday on New Year’s, and for the second year in a row, Miller Lite has sponsored all Metro trips after midnight as part of their public service initiative to promote responsible commuting.

To take part in the free rides, you’ll still need a SmarTrip card — just tap the┬ácard to enter and exit Metro as you normally would. Your balance won’t be charged for the trip.

On Metrobus, riders can just show their SmarTrip card to the driver for a free ride after midnight.

The Miller Lite free rides program will reimburse Metro for the cost of all trips. However, Metro cautions riders who are too drunk to get around the station safely to arrange for alternate transportation.

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program will also be offering vouchers for one free ride home through their SoberRide program, through 6 a.m. New Year’s Day. Click here for more details.