Statistics

Impressive!

Since the start of Whatcom Smart Trips on July 1, 2006 until December 7, 2021:

group of people in Washington State

22,153
people have made
5,034,546
Smart Trips

  1. Walkwalk
  2. Bikebike
  3. Ridesharerideshare
  4. Busbus
  1. 1,132,111
  2. 1,519,630
  3. 1,210,321
  4. 1,172,405

For a TOTAL of:

Trips to the moon 75,168,583 miles
or 315 trips to the moon.

Environmental Benefits

  • Hydrocarbons Saved
    Number of tons of hydrocarbons prevented:
    113
  • Carbon monoxide Saved
    Number of tons of carbon monoxide prevented:
    1,027
  • Particulates Saved
    Number of tons of particulate matter prevented:
    0.413
  • CO2 Saved
    Number of tons of carbon dioxide prevented:
    30,548

Economic Benefits

  • Gallons of Gas Saved
    Number of gallons of gas saved:
    3.13 million
  • Money Saved
    Dollars saved:
    $9,403,589.70
  • Buy Local 5 x as many jobs are created when we buy local goods and services instead of gasoline
  • Transit Fares 20 x as many jobs are created when we pay for transit fare as when we buy gasoline

Health Benefits

  • Walking and biking miles
    15.7 million
    walking and bicycling miles
  • Physical Activity
    2.29 million
    hours of physical activity

Smart Trips reduce health care costs to local employers by 25%. In addition, they reduce:

  • heart_disease heart disease by 50%
  • depression depression & anxiety by 47%
  • alzheimers worsening of Alzheimer's & dementia by 50%
  • arthritis arthritis pain by 47%