BUFFALO, NY - UB Athletics has announced a new partnership with Lyft for all Alumni Arena sporting events.

The partnership with the ride share company for the 2018 athletics season is meant to "improve the fan experience" at the arena, according to UB.

The school says this collaboration makes Lyft the first ever official ride share partner of UB Athletics.

“We are proud to join the University at Buffalo community,” said Derek Wedgeworth, Market Manager of Lyft Upstate NY. “Bulls fans carry a proud tradition in the Mid-American Conference. We are committed to do our part by providing safe and reliable transportation that adds to the game day experience.”

The Lyft app can be downloaded to mobile devices, and new users will receive $20 in free ride credit when downloading the app using promo code "GOBUFF."