Thursday, April 17, 2014

Philly transit riders save $12,000 a year in transportation costs, report says : "A new public transportation report finds that commuters in the Philadelphia region save $12,000 a year if they use public transit.

According to the American Public Transportation Association, using public transportation can save commuters almost $200 a month on a rented parking space.

“Over the course of a year, parking costs for a vehicle can amount to an average of $1,995,” said the APTA.

Commuters who use public transportation to get into Philadelphia, which is number five among the top 20 cities with the highest public transportation ridership, save $1,008 a month and $12,101 a year in commuting costs if parking and gas costs are factored together."

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