Ridesharing Week will be marked in Orange County this week with a bicycle fair, a country-Western day and free hot dogs.
Proclaimed by the governor to promote car-pooling, the week's theme is "Look Who's Ridesharing Now."
Spectrumotion, the traffic management program for the 2,000-acre Irvine Spectrum business complex at the Santa Ana and San Diego freeways, is sponsoring a bicycle fair from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the corner of Alton Way and Technology Drive in Irvine.
It begins with a bike ride held by area workers who commute to work on bicycles. An antique high-wheel cycle will be displayed.
A ride-sharing festival is also scheduled at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the UC Irvine campus mall.
In Santa Ana, a ride-sharing festival featuring free hot dogs to people who fill out a commuter survey will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Civic Center mall.