Bus vs. Automobile
Transit vs. Automobile Costs
|Walking to transit stop and taking transit|
|Fare ($1.50 each way)||$3.00|
|Gasoline & oil ($0.06/mile)||$1.20|
|Maintenance & tires ($0.04/mile)||$0.80|
These amounts don't include the fixed cost to own a car. AAA estimates the cost at $12.34-$17.06 per day (based on 15,000 miles per year). Fixed costs include insurance, license, registration, taxes, depreciation and finance harges.