Feel Lucky: SoberRide Offers Free Taxis for St. Patrick's Day in Georgetown and Region

Here's your lucky number.

Free taxis in and around Georgetown.
Free taxis in and around Georgetown.

If your St. Patrick's Day plans include tipping a few, here's a number you may want to have with you: 800-200-8294 (TAXI).

That's where to call for a free cab ride home from 4 p.m. Monday, March 17, until 4 a.m. Tuesday as part of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program's SoberRide.

A few thing to know:

  • You must be 21 or older to use the SoberRide service.
  • All requests for SoberRide service must be called to and dispatched from 1-800-200-8294.  Do not call a taxi company directly for SoberRide service as the ride will not be covered under this program.
  • WRAP's SoberRide provides a free cab ride home up to a $30 fare. 
  • Callers are financially responsible for anything over $30.
  • All calls must originate in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; the Cities of Rockville, Bowie, College Park, Gaithersburg, Greenbelt and Takoma Park in Maryland; the District of Columbia; Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and Eastern Loudoun Counties in Virginia; and the Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia.
  • You cannot reserve a SoberRide or schedule a pickup in advance.


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