NMDOT offers free Uber rides for New Year’s Eve

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) –  The New Mexico Department of Transportation, in collaboration with several partners, is again offering the “Take a Ride on Us” program to curb drunk driving this New Year’s Eve. The program offers 2,000 participants an Uber credit of up to $15, two rides per person starting noon on Wednesday, Dec. 29 through midnight on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

To access the credit, enter the code NYE21 through the Uber app. According to a news release from NMDOT, the code is available to download starting on Monday, Dec. 27.


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Tips are not included and refunds are not provided for trips that cost less than the $15 credit. Additionally, the code is not valid for use with Uber Eats.

NMDOT reports since Christmas 2018, this public-private partnership has provided close to 24,000 safe rides to residents living in the Albuquerque metro area.

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