Walk, Bike, Drive, Bus? Choose Your Transit Mode & Measure Your Environmental Impact
Compare your greenhouse gas emissions with various transit modes on Map My Emissions.
The website is super user friendly and easy to use:
- Go to MapMayEmmisons.com
- Enter your starting address
- Enter your ending address
- Select your mode of transit – driving, walking, cycling, public transit
- Press Go
The calculator will tell you how many pounds of carbon emitted & the social impact.
For example if you are choosing to drive vs. take public transit from Ballard to Downtown Seattle your environmental impact doubles!!
Mode: midsized gas car
Emissions: 4.71 lb of CO2-e – the equivalent of burning 2 lbs of coal!
Social cost: $0.22 ($81.76 annually)
Mode: Public transit
Emissions: 2.33 lb of CO2-e
Social cost: $0.11 ($40.54 annually)