February 22, 2024
A San Diego trolley within the Gaslamp. Courtesy SDMTS

Metropolitan Transit System mentioned Friday will probably be providing free rides on all its bus and trolley routes beginning at 6 p.m. on New Yr’s Eve.

Free trolley rides will probably be on the Inexperienced, UC San Diego Blue and Orange strains.

For designated drivers, MTS can also be providing free parking at its trolley and speedy station heaps. When parking, individuals are requested to make sure to park solely in painted areas within the paved parking zone. Additionally, drivers are being knowledgeable to not exceed parking for greater than 24 hours. These staying past that point are topic to being ticketed, the MTS mentioned.

The Division of Transportation and the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration mentioned New Yr’s Eve is the largest night time nationwide for driving underneath the affect, with folks’s probabilities of being arrested for a DUI 129% greater than common.

For extra details about MTS’ free bus and trolley routes on New Yr’s Eve go to www.sdmts.com/rider-info/occasions/new-years-eve.

–Metropolis Information Service