Miller Lite kicks off Bengals season with FREE rides on Metro

All routes FREE until midnight

CINCINNATI (September 12, 2016) - The Original Light Beer is teaming up with Cincinnati's Metro transit system to provide Bengals fans with safe and free rides to and from Paul Brown Stadium.

In partnership with Stagnaro Distributing, Inc., Miller Lite Free Rides will be available on all Metro bus routes on Sunday, September 25 from 7 a.m. to midnight.

"We're proud to continue our partnership with Metro," said MillerCoors Alcohol Responsibility Manager Diane Wagner. "At MillerCoors, we believe that drunk driving is 100 percent preventable. Our flagship Free Rides program encourages fans to enjoy the game responsibly while keeping local roadways safe."

The Cincinnati Bengals first home game kicks off on Sunday, September 25 at 1:00 p.m. Miller Lite Free Rides will be available for Bengals fans on all Metro bus routes from 7 a.m. to midnight. Route and schedule information is available at

"As a transit system, the safety of our customers is always our top priority," said Dwight Ferrell, Cincinnati Metro CEO & General Manager. "Thanks to Miller Lite, Bengals fans will now be able to enjoy the game even more by letting Metro be their designated driver with free rides to and from the stadium."

"Working together with Miller Lite and Metro, we're proud to bring this great service back to our community," said Michael Stagnaro, President at Stagnaro Distributing, Inc. "We hope people will take advantage of the Free Rides program and make a plan to enjoy game day responsibly."

Since the Free Rides program's inception 28 years ago, safe rides have been provided to more than 5 million people in 26 cities. During the 2015-2016 football season, Miller Lite provided more than 23,000 free rides to Bengals fans. The program has earned the full support of state and local law enforcement and is part of MillerCoors overall commitment to preventing drunk driving. During the 2016-2017 professional football season, Miller Lite Free Rides will also be offered in Atlanta; Chicago; Nashville, Tennessee; and Philadelphia. For more information, visit

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