How Much Money Can You Save by Switching to Transit?

Taking Transit or wondering about just how much you can save by using the MetroLink or MetroBus for the work commute?

Check this to calculate how much you can save by taking public transportation instead of driving. You can compare the price of using public transportation with the price of paying at the pump and parking your car. You can set your own car’s mileage as well as current gas prices in order to get accurate findings. There is also a calculator to help you estimate the potential reduction of carbon dioxide emissions you can achieve by switching your travel to public transportation.

According to American Public Transportation Association’s July 2012 Transit Savings Report, individuals who switch from driving to taking public transit can save, on average, $9,702 this year, and up to $809 a month. How much can you save if you switch? Get on board what a great way to put money back in your pocket this fall!