Statistics

Impressive!

Since the start of Whatcom Smart Trips on July 1, 2006 until December 14, 2019:

group of people in Washington State

21,468
people have made
4,727,938
Smart Trips

  1. Walkwalk
  2. Bikebike
  3. Ridesharerideshare
  4. Busbus
  1. 1,017,541
  2. 1,419,604
  3. 1,149,231
  4. 1,141,483

For a TOTAL of:

Trips to the moon 71,610,746 miles
or 300 trips to the moon.

Environmental Benefits

  • Hydrocarbons Saved
    Number of tons of hydrocarbons prevented:
    107
  • Carbon monoxide Saved
    Number of tons of carbon monoxide prevented:
    978
  • Particulates Saved
    Number of tons of particulate matter prevented:
    0.394
  • CO2 Saved
    Number of tons of carbon dioxide prevented:
    29,102

Economic Benefits

  • Gallons of Gas Saved
    Number of gallons of gas saved:
    2.99 million
  • Money Saved
    Dollars saved:
    $8,958,504.31
  • 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
    14.4 million
    walking and bicycling miles
  • Physical Activity
    2.08 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%