Metro is the largest provider of mass transit in the D.C. region. That means riding with us is the best way of cutting down on travel-related carbon emissions in our area.
Riding Metro Means Cleaner Air.
People have taken 330,603,794 trips on Metrorail and 156,563,643 trips on Metrobus since July 2018.
That's a distance of about 3,211,591,296 miles. Which translates to a reduction of almost 463,562 metric tons of CO₂ compared to traveling by car.
So far, taking Metro the past 3 years has saved CO₂ equal to:
Use for One Year
Trees Taking CO₂ Out of
the Environment for 10 years
Data compiled from the U.S. EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator and SmarTrip data information.