Save Money with RideKC

Date:April 21, 2022
Save Money with RideKC

The True Cost of Driving

Taking RideKC can save you money. Try our easy to use cost of driving calculator to see how much you spend driving to and from work. Enter your information and click on calculate to see the results. Then, get ready to ride!

Fuel Savings Calculator
Your car's gas mileage (MPG)  
Price of gas per gallon
Number of miles in your round trip commute
Size of your car *
Daily parking cost for your car **
Daily round trip commute cost using public transportation
Your yearly cost of commuting by car  
Your yearly cost of commuting by public transportation  
Your total savings
If you can live with one less vehicle in your household, you would save ***

* Based on the following estimates for increased costs of maintenance and tire replacement per mile. 

Small Sedan Medium Sedan Subcompact SUV Compact SUV Medium SUV
15.67 cents 18.22 cents 18.23 cents 17.79 cents 20.25 cents

** Those who receive free parking may instead be entitled to a public transit subsidy up to $280 per month.
*** If you can live with one less vehicle in your household, you would save an additional $6,624 in car ownership cost (full-coverage insurance, license, registration, taxes, depreciation and finance charge).
The ownership, maintenance and tire replacement cost are from the AAA 2021 Your Driving Costs. Calculator courtesy of American Public Transit Association

Live outside of the Kansas City area and want to find your local transit provider? Visit the Public Transit in Your Community to locate the public transit system where you live.

Ready to RideKC? 

In just a few minutes, you can learn everything you need to know to ride like a pro.

Have questions about how to ride? Call the Regional Call Center at 816-221-0660.