How to Travel Free This New Year’s Eve

To help usher in the New Year safely, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority is offering free rides on all routes on the last day of 2022. Extended late night hours are also available on some major routes.

route 4 (along 4th Street N in St. Petersburg), 52 (connects St. Pete’s Grand Central Station to downtown Clearwater), 60 (Central Clearwater to McMullen Booth Road), Central Ave Trolley and Suncoast Beach Trolley will run until 1 a.m.

The agency’s newest route, the SunRunner linking St. Petersburg city center to the beach, operates every 15 minutes to 1 am

Across the bay, Hillsborough County’s public transit agency is not offering any specific New Year’s Eve fare promotions, according to an agency spokesperson.But the TECO Line tram is always free Open until 2am

Free from AAA “Tow-to-Go” service For impaired drivers who have no alternative arrangements, it is hoped that there will be fewer casualties on the road. AAA members and non-members alike can call 855-286-9246 for a final free service. A tow truck will tow you and your car home or to a safe place within 10 miles.

Over the past two decades, the program has removed more than 25,000 impaired drivers from the road, according to the program’s website. The service is currently active and will continue until 6am on January 2nd.