The cost of driving is higher than you think and life is so much happier when you share the ride. Plus you help reduce traffic and improve air quality.
When you get to work by riding the bus, train, carpool/vanpool, biking, or walking — you’re ridesharing! And they all let you skip the stress of traffic.
You’ll save money on gas and auto maintenance — typically about $3,000 a year1
You’ll save money on gas and auto maintenance — typically about $3,000 a year!
The cost of driving is higher than you think. Not only is it a major cause of smog in our air, but sitting behind the wheel takes a toll on you, too.
Annually, commuters in the Inland Empire consume over thirty million gallons of gas while in traffic2
To counter this environmental impact would mean that more than two hundred fifty thousand acres of forest would need to be planted each year3
Twenty-six percent of U.S. greenhouse gases (GHGs) come from transportation4
Commuters in the U.S. spend an average of forty-two hours a year in traffic5
If you’re a resident of Western Riverside County or San Bernardino County who is new to or currently ridesharing, you may be eligible for one or both of these incentives:
Commuters new to ridesharing can earn $2/Day (up to $130) in Amazon, Stater Bros., or Target gift card incentives by ridesharing to work.
To qualify you must currently commute alone and begin ridesharing to work a minimum of five days a month for three consecutive months.
Rideshare to work at least five days per month and get access to best-in-class offers at more than 135,000 merchants locally and nationwide, powered by Entertainment®, the premier provider of promotions and discounts.
To qualify for this program you must be ridesharing to work a minimum of five days a month for at least three consecutive months.
IE Commuter is a program of the Riverside County Transportation Commission and San Bernardino County Transportation Authority
1- 2016 AAA Your Driving Costs Annual Report 2- TTI 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard 3- EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator 4- 2014 Environmental Protection Agency Report, includes all transportation over half of which are passenger cars and light-duty trucks, including sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and minivans. 5- 2016 Auto Insurance Center (http://www.autoinsurancecenter.com/traffic-jammed.htm), data analyzed from the U.S. Census Bureau, the 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, the INRIX 2015 Traffic Scorecard and the U.S. Energy Information Association.