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Take Miller Lite Free Rides on New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Free RidesCelebrate New Year’s Eve responsibly and get a free ride on Metro Transit buses and light rail.

On Dec. 31, Metro Transit customers can ride free from 6 p.m. through the last scheduled trip on buses and light rail. No fares, no coupons – just hop on any Metro Transit bus or light-rail train and take a seat for free!

The free-ride offer is not available on Northstar trains.

Whether you’ll be out celebrating or you’re not interested in driving alongside those who are, riding Metro Transit is an easy, safe alternative.

For route information, call 612-373-3333 or 1-800-FREE-RIDES.

 > Plan your Miller Lite Free Ride now with our interactive Trip Planner

Plan ahead!

Know your route and note that not all routes operate past midnight. NEW! Extra light-rail trips on New Year's Eve will leave Target Field Station at 2:13 a.m. and 2:57 a.m.

Light rail and 26 bus routes offer trips after midnight on New Year's Eve:

RouteAreas ServedScheduleMap 
Light rail Hiawatha LRT - Mpls - Airport – MOA View/Print View/Print
2 Franklin Ave - Riverside Ave - U of M - 8th St SE View/Print View/Print
3 U of M - Como Ave - Energy Park Dr - Maryland Ave View/Print  View/Print
4 New Brighton - Johnson St - Bryant Ave – Southtown View/Print  View/Print
5 Brooklyn Center - Fremont - 26th Ave - Chicago – MOA View/Print View/Print
6 U of M - Hennepin - Xerxes - France – Southdale View/Print View/Print
7 Plymouth - 27th Ave - Midtown - 46th St LRT - 34th Ave S View/Print View/Print
9 Glenwood Ave - Wayzata Blvd - Cedar Lk Rd - 46th St LRT View/Print View/Print
10 Central Ave - University Ave – Northtown View/Print View/Print
11 Columbia Heights - 2nd St NE - 4th Ave S View/Print View/Print
12 Uptown - Excelsior Blvd - Hopkins – Opus View/Print View/Print
14 Robbinsdale - West Broadway Ave - Bloomington Ave View/Print View/Print
16 U of M - University Ave – Midway View/Print View/Print
17 Minnetonka Blvd - Uptown - Washington St NE View/Print View/Print
18 Nicollet Ave - South Bloomington View/Print View/Print
19  Olson Memorial Hwy - Penn Ave N - Brooklyn Center View/Print View/Print
21 Uptown - Lake St - Selby  Ave View/Print View/Print
22 Brooklyn Ctr - Lyndale Ave N - Cedar - 28th Ave S – VA View/Print View/Print
54 Ltd Stop - W 7th St - Airport – MOA View/Print View/Print
62 Rice St - Little Canada – Shoreview View/Print View/Print
63 Grand Ave - 3rd St - Sunray - McKnight Rd View/Print View/Print
64 Payne - Maryland - White Bear Ave – Maplewood View/Print View/Print
68 Jackson St - Robert St - 5th Ave - Inver Hills View/Print View/Print
74 46th St - Randolph - W 7th St - E 7th St – Sunray View/Print View/Print
84 Rosedale – Snelling – 46th St LRT – Sibley Plaza View/Print View/Print
94  Express - Minneapolis - St Paul  View/Print View/Print
 515  Southdale - 66th St - Bloomington Ave - VA – MOA  View/Print  View/Print

 Miller Lite Free Rides is a community service program in partnership with Metro Transit, J.J. Taylor Distributing Company and Miller Brewing Company.

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