The Point: RCTC Encourages Motorists to Share Rides during Rideshare Week, October 1-5

The Riverside County Transportation Commission and multiple partners are asking motorists to make the most of their commute by relaxing on the bus or train, sharing laughs with fellow carpoolers and vanpoolers, getting fit by biking or walking to work – all with a chance to win great prizes during Rideshare Week, October 1-5.

Commuters who make the pledge at and rideshare at least once during Rideshare Week are eligible to win oodles of great prizes, including bicycle, a tablet, a two-night stay at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells, lift tickets and activities pass for Big Bear Mountain Resort, a living room set from Ashley Furniture, gift cards and gift baskets galore, and much, much more. For a complete list of Rideshare Week sponsors, prizes, and contest details, visit the iecommuter website.

RCTC reminds drivers that it pays to rideshare. Whether you are thinking about ridesharing or you already are, you may be eligible for these IE Commuter incentives:

  • New to Ridesharing? If you are a Western Riverside County or San Bernardino County resident interested in riding the bus or train, biking, walking, telecommuting, carpooling, or vanpooling to work, you may qualify to receive up to $130 in gift cards for your first three months! Learn More › or Sign Up ›
  • Already Ridesharing? If you are already ridesharing to work, you may qualify to receive access to thousands of online discounts to dine, shop, travel, and play, powered by Entertainment®. Learn More › or Sign Up ›

In addition, please note that if you are enrolled in an employer-based ridesharing program through IE Commuter and need to work late or get home for an emergency, IE Commuter offers a guaranteed ride home via transportation network company, taxi, rental car or transit. Click here for more information.