Commute Cost Calculator
Compare the actual cost of three different commuting modes.
Fill out this form to figure out your annual drive-alone commute cost. Compare it to the cost of carpooling and vanpooling. If your employer subsidizes commute options such as transit, carpooling, or vanpooling, or if you receive free HOV parking, the costs of other modes may be even lower.
- Register at www.rideshareonline.com and log a trip in the calendar—the system will calculate your round-trip miles based on your origin and destination to use for calculating costs.
- Cost per mile estimate based on AAA's "2013 Your Driving Costs" brochure.
- Cost of vanpooling based on King County Metro Vanpool Program 5-day work week Fare Schedule effective April 1, 2013. Please check with King County Metro for current vanpool fares, or with other state vanpool providers for their pricing. Vanpool fares are also available for non-standard workweek schedules and for various numbers of riders up to 15-passenger vans.