November 13, 2012
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
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
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
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
Report numbers show a substantial increase over this time last year, as gas prices have risen nearly $.86 a gallon.
July 14, 2011
Despite high gas prices and a slow economy Americans who ride public transportation save, on average, $9,968 annually and $831 per month, based on the July 14, 2011 average national gas price of $3.66 per gallon.
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