RSDE October Commute Contest – Win $50!

Commute Log Contest! RideShare Delaware is kicking off the fall season with another contest for green commuters in Delaware! We’re giving away $50 prizes (gift cards to Target, Walmart or Wawa – your choice) to two randomly selected entrants. This contest is open to anyone who lives or works in Delaware and is registered in … Read more

A new way to save for Philly-based commuters

(Philadelphia, PA) – Commuters using RideECO can now save more money on car sharing, and Enterprise CarShare clients can save money on transit, thanks to new discounts RideECO and Enterprise CarShare (ECS) are offering exclusively to their members. The two programs offer sustainable, cost-saving ways to commute to work and travel around town. RideECO, a … Read more

National Dump the Pump Day is June 20th!

Annual National Dump the Pump Day to Be Held On Thursday, June 20, 2013 The Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) – DART First State announced today that it would join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the annual National Dump the Pump Day on June 20.   Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association … Read more

Americans Support for Public Transportation

Washington, DC — The survey for the America Support For Public Transportation was conducted for The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) by the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI). Methodology A total of 83,725 call attempts were made to complete the 1,501 surveys, with an average of 3.24 calls per completed survey. Of the 1,501 completed interviews, … Read more

Kick-off Your Summer with Savings by Taking DART Public Transportation

Wilmington — Riding DART public transportation saves individuals $11,670 a year Summer has arrived and the weather is perfect for getting to your destination by walking and using DART public transportation. These savings are based on the cost of commuting by DART public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle which … Read more

Spring into commuter savings with DART!

Wilmington — While flowers and green grass is bursting all around us, your wallet will also be full of green if you take public transportation. Even with gas prices dropping in the month of April, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving in the Philly and northern Delaware areas can save, on average, more … Read more

As Gas Prices Rise, Savings in Febraury for Public Transit Riders Increase

Washington, DC — For Immediate Release February 12, 2013 Riding public transportation in the Philly area saves individuals $11,768 a year Washington, D.C. For those dealing with the 30 cent increase in gas prices from last month, taking public transportation instead of driving can be your Silver Linings Playbook. According to the February Transit Savings … Read more

Transit & Parking Benefits raised to $240 for 2013

From the New York Post – Pretax Transit Benefits Raised for 2013 By ANN CARRNS Those who commute to work using mass transit or van pools are eligible for the same amount in employer-provided pretax commuter benefits this year as their colleagues who drive and park, thanks to the fiscal package passed by Congress this week. … Read more

Riding public transportation saves individuals $11,814 a year

Washington, DC — According to the American Public Transportation Association(APTA) October Transit Savings Report, individuals in the Philadelphia area who ride public transportation instead of driving can save, on average, $984 this month, and $11,814 annually. These savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and … Read more