Public Transit Still More Affordable Despite Dropping Gas Prices

According to a recent article from the APTA (American public Transportation Association), “individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving can save, on average, $823 this month, and $9,880 annually.”  This was calculated based on utilizing public transit instead of a owning and using a motor vehicle, taking into account the May 9, 2012 national average of $3.75/gallon of gasoline.  To see the full article and a list of the nation’s top 20 cities, ranked in order of annual savings, see the APTA’s website.