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How many miles per gallon (mpg) does your vehicle average? Federal Fuel Economy Guide


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Here’s what you pay if you:

Daily Monthly Yearly
Drive Alone * $14.90 $312.98 $3,755.81
Carpool with 1 other person $7.45 $156.49 $1,877.90
Carpool with 2 other people $4.97 $104.33 $1,251.94
Vanpool with 6 other people $7.44 $156.21 $1,874.52
Vanpool with 9 other people $8.81 $185.04 $2,220.48
Vanpool with 14 other people $6.94 $145.68 $1,748.20
Take Transit ***
MTS Rapid, Local, and Express Bus $5.00 $72.00 $864.00
Rapid Express $12.00 $100.00 $1,200.00
Trolley $5.00 $72.00 $864.00
NCTD BREEZE Bus $5.00 $59.00 $708.00
SPRINTER $5.00 $59.00 $708.00
COASTER $12.00 $120.00-$165.00 $1,440.00-$1,980.00
military Military/Federal employee discount If you are in the military or a federal employee, you could also receive up to $255 per month for vanpool or transit costs! Learn more.

* Drive alone cost estimates include maintenance, tires, full-coverage insurance, license, registration, taxes, depreciation, and finance charges based on AAA "Your Driving Costs 2015" brochure. Cost estimates do not account for vehicle loan payments.

** Vanpool costs are based on average lease costs for a 7, 10, and 15 passenger van. The SANDAG $400/month subsidy has been applied. In general, vanpool participants pay less than $100 a month to get to and from work after all subsidies and credits have been applied, including SANDAG, federal, military, and employer subsidies.

*** Transit prices are based on purchase of full fare adult Day or Monthly Pass. Annual transit costs equal Monthly Pass price x 12. Senior/Disabled/Medicare and Youth discount passes are available for those who qualify.

For more information, call 511 and say “iCommute” or email

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