In Tough Economic Times, Public Transit Users Save More Than $8,400 Per Household

Source: American Public Transportation Association, Transit News, February 5, 2009

As American families look for ways to save more and maximize their budgets, riding public transportation is a fast and easy solution to save money on the cost of commuting.

According to the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Transit Savings Report” a person riding public transportation can achieve an average annual savings of $8,481 per year by taking public transportation instead of driving, based on today’s gas prices and the average unreserved parking rate. 
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