Carbon Savings Calculator

Calculate Your Carbon Reduction by Taking Public Transportation Instead of Driving

This calculator will help you estimate the potential reduction of carbon dioxide emissions you can achieve by switching part or all of your travel to public transportation.

Public transportation agencies are encouraged to add a link for this calculator to their websites.

Find Public Transportation In Your Community

Visit the Public Transit in Your Community page to locate the public transit system in your community.

Commuting by public transportation reduces your carbon emissions by 20 lbs per day, 4,800 lbs per year, which is more than if you weatherized your home, converted to fluorescent bulbs and replaced an old refrigerator, combined.

Find Out How Riding Public Transportation Benefits The Environment.

  • 76% of public funding for transit is spent creating and supporting hundreds of thousands of private sector jobs