Lyft offers free rides to historic sites for Black History Month

Rachel Kurland
February 08, 2019 - 12:17 pm
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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Throughout the month of February, Lyft is offering one free ride, up to $10, to take you to Philadelphia's black history museums.

The ride is also valid to African-American memorials, cultural sites and black-owned businesses in the region.

The following museums quality for the promotion:

  • African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St.
  • Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Ave.
  • National Marian Anderson Museum, 762 South Martin St. (between 19th and 20th streets off of Fitzwater Street)
  • The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation, 600 Market St.
  • Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River, Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Blvd.

Use the code BHMPHI19 to get your free ride. The ride must begin or end at the participating location to qualify. 

The promotion is in partnership with Black Girls Code, an organization committed to increasing the representation of African-American women in technology by teaching girls with coding skills.

Other participating cities nearby include Baltimore, Jersey City, New York, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. For the full list, click here.