Commute Solutions, Transportation, Greater Redmond Transportation Management Association
YOUR COMMUTE
Your Commute Costs
your commute images  
 
 
Drive-Alone Costs
(All results are estimates only)
 
How many roundtrip miles to you drive to work each day?  
How many days a month do you work on average?
The national average is 21  
How much do you normally pay for gas per gallon?  $
What is the average miles per gallon of your car?  
How much do you pay per month for parking?  $
The average maintenance and tire costs are $.056/mile
(based on AAA estimate)
 
*Your monthly commuting costs = $
Vanpool Costs  
**an average Vanpool costs around $50-$70/month
$50 - $70.00
Carpool Costs  
2-person carpool: Average monthly drive-alone costs /2  $
3-person carpool: Average monthly drive-alone costs /3  $
4-person carpool: Average monthly drive-alone costs /4  $
Transit Formula  
$90/month = cost of 2-zone Puget Pass
good for travel on all buses across one County line or across Lake Washington.
$ 90.00
$54/month = cost of 1-zone Puget Pass
good for all travel within one county and not across Lake Washington.
$ 54.00
Bike/Walk Formula  
Bike = $12.50/month
(on top of the cost of purchasing a bike, plan to spend about $100/year to properly maintain your bike)
$ 12.50
Walk = your only cost is buying walking shoes
$ 0.00
Carbon Emissions Calculator
Find out how much you pollute each year by driving alone to work.
 
How many roundtrip miles to you drive to work each day?
How many days a month do you work on average? The national average is 21
How many Miles per Gallon does your car go?
Your yearly Carbon Emmissions =
pounds

Source: To calculate your entire carbon footprint, follow this link:
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/ind_calculator.html

Here's another interesting site for calculating your carbon score:
http://www.conservation.org/act/live_green/Pages/ecofootprint.aspx

*does not include costs of vehicle down payments or depreciation

**For full Vanpool cost breakdowns, see:
http://transit.metrokc.gov/tops/van-car/pdf/vanfares2007.pdf

 

   
 
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