✔ Reduces traffic congestion because one bus keeps an
average of 40 cars off the road.
✔ Reduces energy consumption because the average
car on the road gets 23. 6 mpg, while the equivalent
of a Port Authority bus is 52% more efficient at 35. 8
✔ Provides an affordable alternative to driving.
Pittsburgh households that use public transportation
save an average of $9,686 every year.
✔ Reduces CO2 emissions by 62% when riding light rail,
and by 33% when riding the bus
✔ Supports higher-density, transit-oriented
development, which reduces pressure to develop
green space and farmland in outlying areas
✔ Reduces the amount of gasoline used in the United
States each year by 4. 2 billion gallons
In fact, the
you can do
footprint is to
step on the
bus or T.