Thursday, 21 January 2010

US Public Transit Riders Save $9,200 a Year Compared to Drivers

by Brian Merchant, Brooklyn, New York

It looks like public transportation is a better investment than we thought--the average American who takes public transit saves a staggering $9,240 a year. Which is, of course, a handsome chunk of change. The finding comes from a recent study by the American Public Transportation Association, which compiled the average costs of parking, gas, and tolls each year. They've come up with a comprehensive savings report that shows how much a rider saves in the 20 top cities for public transit... Read the full story on TreeHugger

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