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Drinker's guide to hitching a ride on NYE | The Transit Diaries

Drinker's guide to hitching a ride on NYE | The Transit Diaries

There’s no denying that, for many, New Year’s Eve will be a night drowned in alcohol, questionable decisions and exuberant outbursts that will reach their peak when the clock strikes midnight. If you haven’t put much thought into how you’ll get yourself to and from party town safely … well, don't despair. I have.

Here are some tips on how to get to and from your New Year’s Eve revelries in one piece:

Free ballin' ... er, rides

Starting at 10 p.m. Thursday until 4 a.m. Friday, you can hitch a ride on a CTA train or bus—free of charge.

“The free rides promote safety and responsible drinking,...

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