Lyft Providing Free Rides To D.C. Cooling Centers

July 19, 2019

The heat wave in and around D.C. continues this weekend, so Lyft is giving riders a free trip to local cooling centers. 

When using the promo code “DCACOOL19,” users can get up to two free or discounted rides. The offer is valid from Friday to Sunday at 11:59 p.m. 

“As safety is fundamental to Lyft, we are continuing to monitor the conditions and communicate with Lyft drivers, riders and government officials,” the company said in a statement. “As always, we look forward to providing rides to those who need them.”

The promo code is valid for the following cooling centers:  

  • Lafayette Spray Park: 5900 33rd St NW
  • Guy Mason Recreation Center: 3600 Calvert St NW
  • Takoma Community Center Spray Park: 300 Van Buren St NW
  • Petworth Spray Park: 801 Taylor St NW
  • Harrison Recreation Center Spray Park: 1330 V St NW
  • Langdon Park Spray Park: 2860 Mills Avenue NE
  • Kennedy Recreation Center: 1401 7th St NW
  • Stead Recreation Center: 1625 P Street NW
  • Joseph H. Cole Recreation Center: 1299 Neal St NE
  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center: 201 N St SW
  • Marvin Gaye Recreation Center: 6201 Banks Place NE
  • Fort Greble Spray Park: Martin Luther King Jr. Ave and Elmira St SW
  • Hillcrest Recreation Center: 3100 Denver St SE

The National Weather Service said heat indexes will reach range from 100 to 115 this weekend.


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