DRIVING VS TRANSIT
BUDGET CALCULATOR
Commuting
Mode
Distance
(round-trip)
km/day
Time
(round-trip)
mins/day
Parking
Cost
$/month
By taking Transit instead
you would save:

$/yr1
hours/yr2
kgs greenhouse gases/yr3

Condos on the Canada Line can save you money on transportation costs. A typical commuter in Greater Vancouver, who is currently driving to work downtown, would save approximately $2600/year on commuting costs and 59 hours/year in commuting time, producing approximately 1700 fewer kgs of greenhouse gases by instead choosing to ride the Canada Line from Mandarin Residences Richmond condos. To test what your savings would be by taking transit from Mandarin Residences to your workplace instead of driving a vehicle, select your commuting mode, enter your numbers, and then click anywhere on the page to update.

References:
1 CAA, 2011*. Driving Costs. Beyond the price tag: Understanding your vehicle's expenses. Easy Park, 2011. Easy Park Lots.
2 Translink, 2012. Trip Planner. Buzz Connected Media Inc., 2012. Vancouver Commute Times Slightly Above Global Average.
3 Environment Canada, 2010. National Inventory Report 1990-2008: Greenhouse Gases and Sinks in Canada.
*All 2011 models: CAA based car costs on a Chevrolet Cruze, van costs on the Dodge Grand Caravan, and hybrid costs on the Toyota Prius HEV.

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