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Share the Ride and Celebrate Sustainability All Year in Orange County

During the first week in October, the country celebrates National Rideshare Week. It’s a great time for travelers to ditch their solo commute and try carpooling, vanpooling, biking, walking, taking the bus or train, or teleworking.

OCTA is committed to a healthy, sustainable environment and offers many ways to rideshare throughout the year in In Orange County.

With nearly 60 routes and more than 5,400 stops, OC Bus is convenient, safe and car-free commuting option. The bus fleet runs on clean, renewable energy now and is headed toward a 100 percent zero-emission future to bring even cleaner air quality to Orange County.

Three Metrolink lines serve Orange County with connections throughout Southern California, and a clean, safe train ride is a relaxing way to get to work or fun. Throughout Southern California, Metrolink removes weekday and weekend car trips and eliminates greenhouse gas emissions. Metrolink service has been temporarily suspended between Laguna Niguel and Oceanside for track stabilization.

In addition, OCTA provides rideshare programs to help commuters and employers explore alternatives to driving alone while reducing their carbon footprint, stress and expenses. Find out more about OC Vanpool and teleworking programs here.