According to a new study by the American Public Transportation Association, which regularly analyzes gas prices, the cost of public transit, and parking rates in major US cities, taking public transit and getting rid of one car saves an individual, on average, $8,670 a year. In Seattle, because gas prices and parking costs are higher, that number is actually much larger: an average of $10,447 a year.

Read the whole thing on APTA's web site.