Rideshare Week - October 1 – 5

Join iCommute during National Rideshare Week (Monday, October 1 through Friday, October 5) as we celebrate the many benefits of commute alternatives.

Rather than driving alone, share the ride and socialize, work, rest, read, or text while someone else drives. 

it's your life, enjoy the ride

Commuters. National Rideshare Week is October 1 – 5. Pledge to share the ride by choosing to carpool (including Waze Carpool, Lyft Shared ride, and uberPOOL), vanpool, or take transit to work during Rideshare Week and you’ll automatically be entered to win an Apple Watch! It’s convenient, saves you money, and helps the environment.

Take the Rideshare pledge

Leave your solo drive behind and enjoy the ride:

  • Carpool for free all week long, October 1-5, with Waze Carpool. Any trips starting or ending in San Diego County during Rideshare Week are free through the app - no promo code needed! Learn how to get started as a driver or rider with this step by step guide.
  • Take transit on Free Ride Day, Tuesday, October 2, with MTS and NCTD. Jump on any fixed route like the Trolley, bus, or COASTER and enjoy the ride for free!
  • Enjoy discounted Lyft and Uber rides to/from transit stops on Free Ride Day with promo code RIDESHARESD18. Leave your car at home!

Stay tuned for details about how you can be entered to win an iPad by participating in our social media contest on the iCommute Facebook page during Rideshare Week.

Use these resources to enjoy the ride during Rideshare Week and beyond:

Carpool. Learn how to download and use Waze Carpool, Lyft, and Uber ridesharing apps to find a carpool partner.

Transit. Find MTS and NCTD routes and schedules to plan your trip for Free Ride Day.

Vanpool. Sign up for the vanpool interest list or view open vanpool seats to find a vanpool in your area.

For more information, call 511 and say “iCommute” or email iCommute@sandag.org.

Employers. Throughout the San Diego region, registered employers have joined the excitement and are encouraging employees to enjoy the ride during National Rideshare Week. Registration closed on September 21.

All registered employers received:

  • A toolkit with promotional materials and support from the iCommute team
  • Information about free ridesharing promotions for employees during Rideshare Week
  • Recognition in a print ad in a regional newspaper, on iCommute social media, and on the iCommute website
  • A commemorative certificate

In addition, registered organizations will earn a point toward an iCommute Diamond Award.

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