Drink and don't drive: Metro Transit offering free rides on St. Patrick's Day
|What would St. Patrick do? Probably take the bus home after a night of revelry.|
And this Saturday, of course, is St. Patrick's Day, the annual celebration of
Planning to tip a few back? Know that you can leave that troublesome car at home without having to shell out a few bucks for bus or train fare.
Thanks to a partnership with MillerCoors and J.J. Taylor Distributing Company, Metro Transit is offering free rides on St. Patrick's Day from 6 p.m. through the last scheduled trip of the night.
As it says on Metro Transit's website, "if you're celebrating -- or want to avoid driving alongside those who are -- riding the bus or light rail is a worry-free and safe alternative."
After all, nobody wants to wake up the morning after St. Paddy's in jail and with a DUI to their name. So leave the keys at home, enjoy a couple toasts to the man who brought Christianity to Ireland, then enjoy a spirited bus or train ride home with other revelers who are also pretending to be Irish for the night.