RTD offers free rides for New Year's

Posted at 10:33 PM, Dec 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-23 00:33:51-05

RTD wants to be the official designated driver on New Year's Eve.

Free rides will be offered on all regularly scheduled buses and trains, as well as Access-a-Ride and SkyRide.

The service begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday and ends at 12 a.m. Jan. 2.

Everything will operate on a normal schedule on Dec. 31 and on a holiday schedule on Jan. 1. Service hours will not be extended.

A high volume of passengers is expected.

RTD has offered the free service for the last 25 years.