Riding Metro

Dump the Pump

Dump the Pump

Dump the Pump and Save Money by Riding Metro

With transportation making up more and more of families’ and individual’s monthly budget, saving money is on everyone’s mind. The price of gas, the cost to park, vehicle maintenance and insurance are costing us more money than ever. Now is the time to Dump the Pump and try transit. According to the American Public Transit Association (APTA), a two-person household can save more than $10,000 a year on average by downsizing to one car and using public transit.

Find out how much money you could save when you ride Metro using our fuel savings calculator:

1 How many miles is your daily round-trip commute?

How many days each month do you drive to work?

(average of 22 working days per month)

3 How many miles per gallon does your vehicle average?
4 What is your average cost per gallon of gasoline? $
5 What is your monthly cost for parking? $

What is the average cost per mile for maintenance, repairs, depreciation, insurance, etc.?*

* Based on AAA annual Your Driving Costs study for the composite national average of 15,000 miles per year driven

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  Your MONTHLY commuting cost is: $
  Your ANNUAL commuting cost is: $