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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 * $14.74 $309.56 $3,714.68
Carpool with 1 other person $7.37 $154.78 $1,857.34
Carpool with 2 other people $4.91 $103.19 $1,238.23
Vanpool with 6 other people $7.27 $152.64 $1,831.68
Vanpool with 9 other people $8.58 $180.28 $2,163.36
Vanpool with 14 other people $6.70 $140.64 $1,687.72
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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