How to get free or discounted rides to the polls on Election Day


BORDER BY THE END OF THE WEEK. AMANDA:THERE ARE FOUR DAYS LEFT OF EARLY VOTING.BUT IF YOU WAIT UNTIL ELECTION DAY, YOU’LL BE ABLE TO GET A CHEAP OR EVEN FREE RIDE TO THE POLLS. RIDE-HAILING COMPANIES ARE OFFERING PROMOTIONS AIMED AT GETTING PEOPLE TO VOTING LOCATIONS ON NOVEMBER 6TH.THE TWO BIGGEST NATIONAL COMPANIES, UBER AND LYFT, ARE FOCUSING ON ELECTION DAY ITSELF.UBER TEXAS IS GIVING FREE RIDE CREDITS UP TO 10- DOLLARS.TRAVIS CONSIDINE: “IF IT GOES OVER THAT, RIDERS ARE LIABLE FOR THE BALANCE, BUT WE CHOSE $10 BECAUSE MOST PEOPLE FROM WHERE THEIR HOME OR WHERE THEY’RE REGISTERED TO VOTE TO THEIR POLLING LOCATIONS, MOST RIDES WILL BE UNDER $10.”LYFT IS OFFERING A HALF-OFF DISCOUNT. THEY ARE ALSO TEAMING UP WITH COMMUNITY GROUPS AROUND THE COUNTRY TO OFFER FREE RIDES TO UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.BOTH COMPANIES SAY THE GOAL IS TO REMOVE BARRIERS TO VOTING, LIKE NOT HAVING RELIABLE

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