How to Save Money on Transport Costs

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Ditching your car in favour of using public transport more often is great for the environment and by not having your car on the road as much, you can do your bit for the planet. Using the Car Less. Beyond using public transport more, you can also save money and be more green by cutting down on how much you use your car: Don’t use the car for short trips. So, how have you been able to save on transport costs?

11 Ways To Make Personal Travel More Sustainable And Less Polluting

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Unless you live, work, and play in your own neighborhood and never venture outside of it, chances are you own a car or a truck. Here are 11 ways you can make your transportation needs a little more eco-friendly. Take Public Transportation If you live anywhere near a small or large city, you probably have access to some form of municipal public transportation. Buy A Bike Exercise combined with clean air and free transportation makes riding a bike a win-win for everyone.

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Is Filling the Tank Emptying your Wallet?

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These numbers will vary wildly depending on the state and the car. Don’t Drive as Much – So, this may seem really obvious, but it takes planning to reduce the amount of time that you spend in the car. Experiment with Using One Car – If you and your spouse have two cars, you can try just using one car for a week or two to see if you can get by with one car. You should make sure to choose the car that has the best gas mileage.

Minimize Your Impact on the Environment with Your Finances

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I find that running outside instead of the gym or on my treadmill not only helps the environment, but also helps my pocket book, I save on my gym membership, electricity and get fresh air. Transportation. The challenge that I, along with most people, face is the amount of effort involved in car-pooling and the challenges that come with that. Buying an electric car, carpooling or even taking public transit all reduce your overall transportation costs 1/2 to 2/3.

13 Ways to Make Your Existing Car Greener and Avoid Buying a New One

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However, buying a new car isn’t in the cards for me right now, so I have to make due with the one I have. I previously wrote about how I was saving money on gasoline just by driving the speed limit but for this post I wanted to share many more tips on how to make your own car more green and eco-friendly without you having to spend a ton of dough on a new hybrid this year. Follow the instructions in your car’s manual. Shut the car off.

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