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Longview offering Safe Ride Home on New Year's Eve

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LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Longview Transit, in partnership with R&K Distributors - Your Local Budweiser Distributor, is preparing to provide a "Safe-Ride-Home" on New Year's Eve. For the sixth consecutive year, Longview Transit will give free rides to anyone within Longview city limits on New Year's Eve between 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Rides can be scheduled by calling Longview Transit at 903-753-2287 ext.10. To prepare for the Safe-Ride-Home project, Longview Transit's regular route service will end early at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31.

Safe-Ride-Home Transportation service will be available to or from any destination. This service is offered to the general public, including individuals that have had a couple drinks, individuals attending events or those that simply do not want to drive that evening. Longview Transit encourages riders to schedule trips in advance if possible. Reservations for this event will begin December 23rd 2013 at 8am.

According to Longview Transit Director of Operations Tequita Mumphrey, "Longview Transit has been providing Safe-Ride-Home transportation on New Year's Eve for several years now, and it continues to be a great service for the community."

The Safe-Ride-Home initiative is made possible by partnering with R&K Distributors. For more information about Longview Transit or Safe-Ride-Home, please call 903-753-2287 or visit www.longviewtransit.com.

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