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February 4, 2014

London bus drivers to stop taking cash fares

Ninety-nine percent of riders use Oyster fare cards, pre-paid tickets, contactless payment cards or concession tickets instead of currency. Cash payments cost £24 million a year and removing the option would create “significant” savings, transportation officials say.


January 17, 2014

APTA: Transit users save $9,953 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle which includes the Jan. 16, 2014 average national gas price and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.


October 16, 2013

SEPTA to save $4 million yearly in rail energy costs

Entered into a three-year contract with PPL EnergyPlus for the power supply to accommodate the electric generation requirements for its Broad Street Line subway, high-speed and trolley lines. These operations require approximately 400,000,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year.


September 13, 2013

Public transit users save $10,122 annually

Riding public transportation instead of driving can save an individual, on average, more than $844 this month. APTA releases this monthly Transit Savings Report to examine how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.


August 16, 2013

Individuals using public transit save $10,103 annually

APTA releases this monthly Transit Savings Report to examine how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.


November 13, 2012

SEPTA unveils ‘energy action plan’

Builds on existing energy-saving initiatives already implemented through the agency's Sustainability Program. Measures designed to save the agency more than $2 million a year include switching to daytime cleaning; installing a wayside energy storage device and generating revenue by selling the stored power; and installing a propulsion control system on the Broad Street Line.


May 10, 2012

APTA: Public transit users save $9,880 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle which includes the May 9, 2012 average national gas price and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.


January 11, 2012

APTA: PT users save $9,790 annually

These savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the Jan. 10, 2012 average national gas price and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.


November 18, 2011

APTA Report: PT users save $9,797 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the Nov. 18, 2011 average national gas price ($3.38 per gallon- reported by AAA) and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.


August 11, 2011

APTA: Public transit users save $9,956 annually

Report numbers show a substantial increase over this time last year, as gas prices have risen nearly $.86 a gallon.


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