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Here's how to get a free ride home on New Year's Eve in Northeast Ohio

Posted at 11:49 AM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 11:49:06-05

CLEVLEAND — New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights to go out and celebrate the past year while ringing in a new one. Local authorities want to make sure you don't ruin your night or someone else's by deciding to drink and drive. Summit and Lorain counties are offering free rides home and a Lyft code can get those in Cleveland a discounted ride home.

Here's how to get a free ride and get home safe:

LYFT—Cuyahoga County

Lyft is partnering with Jack Daniels to make sure everyone gets home safe on New Year’s Eve. Lyft users in downtown Cleveland will be able to enter the code CELEBRATECLE for $5 off one ride from 8 p.m. on Tuesday to 3 a.m. on Jan. 1. The offer can’t be combined with other existing offers.

To redeem the codes, open the Lyft app. Then, tap on your profile image in the upper left corner, followed by clicking “promos” and enter the code.

Lorain County

The Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office wants to make sure you get home safe with a free home as long as it’s within county limits.

The free rides are only valid in Lorain County for up to $60. The offer begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesday to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1.

All rides must begin and end in Lorain County.

To get the free ride, you can call Safe and Reliable Transportation at 1-800-461-9357 and mention “Arrive Alive” or “Lorain County Prosecutors.”

If using Lyft, use the code “LCPNYE19.” There are up to 300 rides available.

Summit County

The Summit County Prosecutor’s Office is offering free rides home within Summit County from New Year’s Eve through 6 a.m. on Thursday, Jan.2.

Residents can call City Yellow Cab at 330-253-3141 for a free ride of up to $65 or use the code “SCPONYE19” on Lyft for a free ride of up to $20. There are up to 300 rides available.