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2. Cars and Trucks are Expensive and Pollute
2. Cars and Trucks are Expensive and Pollute
The True Cost of Car and Truck Ownership
According to AAA the annual cost of ownership for an average sedan (In 2014) is $8,876 per year when considering monthly payments, maintenance, fuel, tire costs, insurance and depreciation.  A 4wd SUV costs you $11,039 a year to own.  Learn more about the true costs of vehicle ownership. To read the article from AAA click here.
           
Did You Know that oil from our vehicles is the biggest polluter of our rivers and streams in Pierce County?  Check out this resource to make sure you "Don't Drip and Drive."

Transit, Walk or Ride.
If you are looking to save some real money (up to $9,000 annually), get healthy and do something good for the environment consider taking local transit, biking or walking to work or school.  Learn more here http://www.piercetrips.com or here http://www.downtownonthego.com



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What that car really costs to own (Consumer Reports)

Why biking to work is great for your health (America Bikes)

One Small Step: The Big Benefits of Walking to Work (Yahoo)

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