DOT offers free rides for March Madness revelers

With March Madness in full swing, the city is making a push to get all basketball fanatics home safe after cheering on their favorite teams.

NEW YORK - With March Madness in full swing, the city is making a push to get all basketball fanatics home safe after cheering on their favorite teams.

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is giving away thousands of free taxi, livery and public transit rides in the form of MetroCards and prepaid debit cards.

For the distribution schedule, revelers are asked to log onto Twitter and follow @YouTheManNYC.

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