Posted by bwilson4web on May 9, 2011, 7:47 pm
I love a good 'drive off' conducted in a fair and upfront manner:
* $.40 - Nissan Leaf
* $.28 - monthly commuter train pass
* $.79 - Chevy Volt
* $.02 - Toyota Prius
* $.72 - Ford Focus
* $.88 - 10-ride pass, train
* $0.00 - one-way tickets
Sure, one can tailor a test to show the results one wants to see. But
overall, this one looks fairly balanced. As expected, except for the
EV and Plug-In, the Prius clearly out performed the gasser.
Posted by News on May 9, 2011, 7:56 pm
On 5/9/2011 3:47 PM, bwilson4web wrote:
We're tired of subsidizing those monthly passes...
Posted by Neo on May 22, 2011, 2:18 pm
The DC/MD/NoVA bus service cost is about $.50 per trip ( the longest
distance per trip is frm 5miles to 12 miles depending on the route you
This is a rather short distance compared to what a commuter train will
tranverse per trip/route in one direction though.
The max route distance travelled by a commuter bus or shuttle is
closer to that of a commuter train route.
How would you fit commuter bus/shuttle in on your chart?
As an example of a commuter bus/shuttle system I submit the
Also there are private bus shuttles that can take you from DC/MD to
NYC for about $8 one way.
As an example of a intermetro area commuter/charter bus shuttle
service I submit the following...