The rising cost of gas really adds up, especially when you drive alone. Save more when you choose transit. You can get to work and back for as little as $2.50 for a one-way trip on MTS. Use the commute calculator below to see how much driving is costing you, and how you can save when you skip the pump. Welcome Aboard.
Commute Cost Calculator
How much is driving alone costing you?
These are the costs when the price of fuel, parking, subsidies and car ownership are considered for driving alone.* Taking transit could mean big savings.
These are the costs when only the price of fuel, parking, memberships and subsidies are considered for your commute. Choosing options other than driving alone means savings.
*The figures use AAA's estimate of the average cost per mile, based on the driving costs for nine vehicle categories weighted by sales at 15,000 miles per year. The average cost per mile for the year 2021 is estimated at 0.64 cents, and includes such items as fuel, maintenance, insurance, and depreciation. Click here for details.
Get on Board and Save with PRONTO
With PRONTO, not only is paying easy, you can take transit for just a few bucks! Download the PRONTO app or get a PRONTO card, then load it with the money you’ll need for the day (or more for future use). New to PRONTO? Learn how best fare/fare capping works.
|Earned Day Pass||$6.00||$3.00|
|Rapid Express One-Way||$5.00||$2.50|
Free Park & Ride
With dozens of free Park & Ride lots along our Trolley and Rapid bus systems, you can cut down your commute time and save. Find transit station parking near you, leave your car behind for the day, then hop on the Trolley or our express Rapid bus service.