Aug 01, 2007
- It’s not a typo: The two million people who live in metropolitan
Portland, OR, save a combined $1.1 billion per year by driving, on
average, 20 percent fewer miles per day than the typical U.S.
metropolitan resident (four miles per day less).
- If Portlanders
drove as much as the typical resident, they would produce eight million
more vehicle miles per day, or about 2.9 billion more miles per year.
The total estimated savings on car purchases, gas, and other
vehicle-related expenses comes to $1.1 billion per year.
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