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Do you plan on drinking this St.Paddy’s Day weekend? Well, I’ve got something you might need…

When I was younger, I never had these many options. I’m looking out for you. Do not drink and drive, puts you and others in danger on the road. Take advantage of these options for when too man beer keep flowing your friend’s wife won’t let you crash on their couch:

  • DESIGNATED DRIVER
  • TECO LINE STREETCAR
    • The TECO Line Streetcar System runs on rails that connects Ybor City, Channelside and Downtown Tampa. It is now free to ride the streetcar system. The line operates until at least 11:00 p.m. More Info: www.tecolinestreetcar.org .
  • TAXI, CAB SERVICES
    • Taking a cab or taxi is also a good alternative to driving during any holiday. To find a car service near you, download a cab-finding app like Curb: www.gocurb.com .
      • Hillsborough County
        Yellow Cab, (813) 253-0121
        Cab Plus, (813) 288-8888
        United Taxi Car Service, (877) 288-2672
      • Pinellas County
        United Taxi (727) 777-7777
        Coral Cab (727) 215-0429
        Downtown Yellow Taxi (727) 379-4440
        Yellow Cab (727) 204-4212
      • Polk County
        Checker Cab Co., (863) 665-8151
        Polk County Taxi, (863) 521-2924
      • Pasco County
        Express Cab (727) 226-3822
        Signature Car Service (727) 834-4444
        Adventure Cab Express (727) 637-1069
  • DOWNTOWNER
    • The Downtowner is a FREE on-demand ride service operating in the following neighborhoods: downtown Tampa, the University of Tampa, the Channel District and Tampa Heights. All  thanks to the Tampa Downtown Partnership
      • Service is available Mondays to Thursdays from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturdays from Noon to 10:00 p.m., and Sundays from Noon to 8:00 p.m.
  • RIDE SHARING SERVICES
    • Ride-sharing is a popular alternative to driving or taking a taxi. When there is high demand, Uber uses surge pricing. Fares can increase significantly during the busiest time of the night.
  • TOW-TO-GO
    • Whether you are a AAA member or not, you can call for a Tow to Go ride. The group is activating its free “Tow to Go” service starting at TONIGHT. The program runs through 6 a.m. Monday, March 18th. AAA will safely get you and your vehicle home or somewhere safe within 10 miles.
      • Call 1-855-2-TOW-2-GO (855-286-9246)

[Source: WFLA NEWS CHANNEL 8]