Transportation Alternatives & Estimated Cost
$50.00 (assuming round-trip transportation to a medical appointment- 7.5 miles each way, with 6 minutes of waiting time each way, 15% tip)
Average fare based on the following regulated rates for the Richmond area:
$2.50 first 1/5 mile + $2.50 per mile + $0.50 per each 80 seconds of waiting time (ex. traffic lights, stop signs) + tip. Actual rates may vary above or below this example. Reliability and professionalism is not always assured. Service is curb-to-curb with limited assistance.
2013 AAA Annual Cost of Ownership Results:
$9,122 ($760.16 per month)*
That's how much a person can expect to pay driving a medium sedan 15,000 miles a year. If you drive less than 15,000 miles a year, your cost is even higher! I
*For more information on the 2013 AAA study, click on the link below:
If you can afford to drive, you can afford to ride.
CAREGIVER ABSENCE FROM WORK
$124.17 ($115.40 lost wages + $8.77 mileage)
Annual Salary= $60,000 ($28.85/hr)
Time away from work for appointment= 4 hours lost wages or reduced productivity (plus the cost of disruptions and other schedule adjustments required to be away from the office)
Transportation cost at the AAA 2013 Average= $0.585/mile x 15 miles