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Taking Metrolink helps you advance a healthier Southern California

You're helping remove greenhouse gases from the environment, and congestion from our roads. Plus it's good for your personal and financial health

The Metrolink
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We know you love to take the train, but when you have to drive, what kind of car do you drive?
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Your Personal Impact Report

By taking Metrolink you save...
Your choice to take the train has a positive impact on the environment
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Cost of Driving
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You can't put a value on the time you get back when you're not sitting in traffic

So, thank you for taking the train and contributing to a healthier Southern California!

Calculation Sources* Driving cost includes fuel, maintenance, repair, and tires. Does not include ownership costs including insurance, license, registration, taxes, depreciation, and finance charges.

Calculation Sources
Vehicle Type

Examples

Small Sedan

Chevrolet Cruze, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla.

Medium Sedan

Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry.

Large Sedan

Chevrolet Impala, Chrysler 300, Ford Taurus, Nissan Maxima and Toyota Avalon.

Small SUV

Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4.

Medium SUV

Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Toyota Highlander.

Minivan

Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, Kia Sedona, Honda Odyssey, and Toyota Sienna.

Pickup Truck

Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Ford F-150, Nissan Titan, Ram 1500 and Toyota Tundra.

Hybrid Car

Ford Fusion, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Niro, Toyota Prius Liftback and Toyota RAV4.

Electric Car

BMW i3, Chevrolet Bolt, Kia Soul, Nissan Leaf and Volkswagen eGolf.

 

Calculation Sources

  • Driving savings and vehicle type based on AAA’s Your Driving Costs study.
  • Fuel savings based on AAA’s average California gas price of $3.209 per gallon of regular grade gas from 10/2/2020.
  • Driving miles based on driving distance between origin and destination train stations. Driving miles does not include driving distance to and from train stations.
  • The calculated savings do not include the cost of the Metrolink fare.
  • Environmental impact metrics based on Environmental Protection Agency Calculator