Need a ride to the polls? Austin transportation has you covered


UT Students Ashley Pham, Christine Pham and Koger Darden board the 801 MetroRapid bus from the UT/Dean Keaton stop.

Photo Credit: Joshua Guenther | Daily Texan Staff

There are four more hours to vote in the midterm elections, and various transportation services are offering free and discounted rides to the polls.

Capital Metro is offering free rides on MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroExpress, MetroRail and MetroAccess services all throughout the day.

Uber is discounting up to $10 off rides to the polls using the code VOTE2018.

Lyft users can redeem an election day promotion code for 50 percent (for up to $5) off their rides to the polls. They are also offering free rides to those in underserved communities, provided by nonprofit partners such as Voto Latino and local Urban League affiliates.

Lime is offering free rides on their scooters for up to 30 minutes with the code LIME2VOTE18.

Travis Democratic Party volunteers and members of the Austin Justice Coalition are also offering rides to whoever requests one by phone or an online form.