Portland offers free, discounted rides for New Year's Eve celebrations

FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, a Lyft logo is installed on a Lyft driver's car next to an Uber sticker. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

PORTLAND, Ore. – As we ring in the new year, officers will be out in force looking for anyone driving under the influence.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation says half of all traffic deaths in the city involve impaired drivers.

To help prevent any DUII-related deaths on New Year’s Eve (Mon. December 31), companies are offering free or discounted rides to get you home safely.

The bus, MAX and Portland Streetcar will be free after 8 p.m.

In Portland, cab companies will discount rides up to $20 with a coupon. You can also get $5 off an Uber or Lyft rides citywide.

You can pick up the coupons at bars and restaurants across the city, check out the list below for all the participating places:

Pick up your coupon at one of these participating establishments:

  • Old Town /Chinatown participating bars
  • Your neighborhood Portland Fire & Rescue station.
  • Ascendant Beer Company
  • Roadside Attraction
  • The Barlow Tavern
  • Bluehour
  • Bunk Bar
  • Can Font
  • Capitol Bar
  • Cascade Brewing Barrel House
  • Catfish Lou's
  • Cat's Paw Saloon
  • Crush Bar
  • Cruzroom
  • Darcelle XV Showplace
  • Double Mountain Brewery (Portland location)
  • Ex Novo Brewing
  • Gigantic Brewing Company
  • Gil's Speakeasy
  • Gladstone Street Pub
  • Grand Army Tavern
  • Grixsen Brewing Company
  • G├╝ero No. 1 Tortas
  • Henry's Tavern
  • Home, A Bar
  • Horse Brass Pub
  • Hyatt Place Portland Airport
  • Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub
  • Kelly's Olympian
  • La Moule
  • Lodge at Cascade Brewing
  • Lucky Labrador Brewing Company
  • Montavilla Station
  • Pepino's on Hawthorne
  • Pepino's on 23rd
  • Radio Room
  • River Pig Saloon
  • Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
  • Sam's Hollywood Billiards
  • Santa Fe Taqueria
  • Saraveza
  • Sellwood Public House
  • Star Bar
  • The Starday Tavern
  • Taqueria Nueve
  • Teote
  • The Big
  • The Fireside
  • Goodfoot
  • The High Dive
  • The Lombard Pub
  • Thelostandfound
  • Theobservatorybar
  • The Rambler
  • The Solo Club
  • There Be Monsters
  • Turn Turn Turn
  • Vendetta Pdx
  • Victory Bar
  • Wayfinder Beer
  • Zoiglhaus Brewing Company
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