Free Food! Take the Bus
What if someone told you that you could pocket more than $10,000 a year by making one change in behavior? That's quite a tidy sum. Well, ...
That's quite a tidy sum. Well, that's how much a San Diego commuter could save by hopping on public transportation instead of driving to work.
A report from the American Public Transportation Association says that the average savings from switching commuting modes is one-third higher than the average amount a household spends on food for a year.
Translated: Taking the bus means free food for a year! Or something like that.
You can see a ranking of the average savings in the top 20 cities. They range from $13,370 in New York down to $8,496 in Pittsburgh. (Hey, that's still a lot of food.)
You can calculate your own savings using the association's transit calculator.
Unfortunately (?) I already take public transportation or I bike to work. No savings for me...
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Trump Administration Drops DOJ's Opposition to Texas Voter ID Law2 hours ago
In D.C., Zika Testing of Pregnant Women Was Mishandled for Months2 hours ago
Local LGBT Protections Struck Down by Arkansas Supreme Court2 hours ago
Democrats Hold Onto Delaware State Senate in Special Election2 hours ago
At Meeting in Washington, GOP Governors Divided on Obamacare Replacement3 hours ago
Ex-Nashville Mayor Wants to Break GOP's Streak in Tennessee4 hours ago