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Uber, Lyft Giving Free Rides To Voters On Election Day

NEW YORK (CBSnewYork) - Uber and Lyft are now offering rides on election day to make it easier for customers who want to get out and vote.

Uber is teaming up with Democracy Works and #VoteTogether to provide free promo codes and voter information on election day.

Riders just need to enter their address on the Uber app and it will find the correct polling place.

Lyft is offering 50 percent off codes to most customers -and providing free rides in communities where many voters have a hard time getting to the polls.

Additionally, Citi Bike will be offering people in New York and Jersey City free rides all day on Nov. 6 with the code BIKETOVOTE, according to StreetsBlog NYC.

Zipcar is also sending drivers in good standing a $20 credit if they reserve and drive a car between 6 and 10 p.m. as part of its #DRIVEtheVote campaign.

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