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


$ How much do you pay for parking each month?

Here’s what you pay if you:

Daily Monthly Yearly
Drive Alone * $14.56 $305.73 $3,668.72
Carpool with 1 other person $7.28 $152.86 $1,834.36
Carpool with 2 other people $4.85 $101.91 $1,222.91
Vanpool with 6 other people $7.08 $148.65 $1,783.80
Vanpool with 9 other people $8.33 $174.96 $2,099.52
Vanpool with 14 other people $6.43 $135.01 $1,620.12
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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