San Luis Obispo Regional Rideshare estimates that commuters saved close to $100,000 in fuel costs during Rideshare Month in October.
Based on data gathered from 1,049 commuters, 15,392 sustainable trips that logged 620,713 miles were made, according to the group. This resulted in saving $92,797 in fuel costs and reduced 361,981 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.
The purpose of Rideshare Month is to reduce the number of singleoccupant vehicles on the roads. Participants are encouraged to walk, bike, carpool, vanpool, ride the bus or work from home.