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Fuel & Parking

How much does it cost you to drive your car to USC? Here are the results when you only consider FUEL and PARKING PERMIT costs.

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With Related Costs

When you add in RELATED COSTS, such as maintenance, insurance, and depreciation, you end up with these more accurate totals. These calculations use AAA's estimate of the average cost per mile of driving a sedan at 15,000 miles per year. The average cost per mile is estimated at 61.88 cents. For more information, see AAA's Brochure.

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Costs of Train Travel

How much would it cost you to take the train?

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Comparison

Now let's see how much you'd save by taking the train.

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Carbon Footprint

For every gallon of gasoline that your vehicle uses, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that 19.6 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) are emitted into the atmosphere. Based on the miles you drive to work and your vehicle’s fuel efficiency, these are YOUR VEHICLE'S ESTIMATED CO2 EMISSIONS.

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So… now that you see the costs of driving to work and the effect on the environment, you may want to consider taking advantage of the USC Transit Subsidy and make the switch to a cost-saving, greener way to get to work. CLICK HERE to sign up for the USC Transit Subsidy Program today!

Please email Transportation at transit.subsidy@usc.edu if you have any questions.