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Vespanomics: The Road to Savings

Sespee mint.com PRESENT VESPANOMICS THE ROAD TO SAVINGS SUU VESPA COMPACT CAR VESPA VESPA 6 6 SUU COMPACT $10,448 9,238 $1,940 2,587 2ו,e$ 6,467 5,912 4,527 21 5ר 30 35 чз MPG MPG MPG MPG MPG O $66.06 O $8.44 A $44.04 BASED ON 50S50 USE AVERAGE COST OF A FULL TANK AT $3.67 PER GALLON AUERAGE ANNUAL V OPERATING AND OWNERSHIP COSTS ANNUAL CO2 FOOTPRINT IN LBS BASED on 10,000 MILES OF DAIUING HOW ARE MAJOR CITIES AROUND THE U.S. INFLUENCING THE GROWTH OF SCOOTER USE? SAN FRANCISCO, PHILADELPHIA, SEATTLE, AND CINCINNATI ARE AMONG CITIES THAT HAVE IN THE LAST YEAR CREATED SPECIAL PARKING AREAS FOR SCOOTERS. THE MAYOR OF BOSTON INSTITUTED FREE PARKING FOR SCOOTERS AND MOTORCYCLES. LAS VEGAS HAS HAD A CASH AWARDS PROGRAM FOR A THE CITY OF NЕШ YORK DECADE THAT INCLUDES SCOOTERS AND RIDERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOA UP TO $50 IN A MONEY DAAWING. DESIGNATED FREE MOTOR SCOOTER AND MOTORCYCLE PARKING IN A FEW AREAS. ATLANTA LAUNCHED A SCOOTER COMMUTER DAY IN 2008. MAKING U.S. CITIES SCOOTER FRIENDLY WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE POTENTIAL OUTCOME BY 2020 THE AEDUCTION OF GASOLINE consumPTIOn BY 3.9 BILLION GALLONS PER YEAR THEREBY REDUCING OIL IMPORTS BY APPROHIMATELY 198 MILLION BARRELS OF OIL PER YEAR. E A SIMPLIFIED LICENSING PROCESS SHOULD BE CREATED FOR MOTOR SCOOTERS UP TO 300c. RESTRUCTURING CURRENT PARKING IN MAJOR URBAN ENVIRONMENTS TO INncLUDED DEDICATED PARKING FOR MOTOR SCOOTEAS WITHIN CITIES AND AT SUBURBAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION STATIONS. SAVINGS OF $21.4 BILLION PER YEAR ON FOREIGN OIL IMPORTS (AT CURAENT OIL PRICES: $108 0n 4.4.11). MOTOR SCOOTERS SHOULD BE MADE ELIGIBLE FOR HOU AND CARPOOL LANES. THE REDUCTION OF CARBON DIOHIDE EMISSIONS BY 17.3 BILLION POUNDS PER YEAR. CAN CREATE IN EXCESS OF 1o0,000 NEw DOMESTIC JOBS. THE ALLOWING OF LANE SHARING. CREATE AN EHEMPTION FROM CONGESTION CHARGES IN CITIES THAT HAVESARE conSIDERING (LONDON, STOCKHOLM, MILAN) PROVIDE RELIEF TO EXISTINnG TRAFFIC CONGESTION. Anavt BY SHIFTING THE DAYTIME VEHICLE MIK IN NEW YORK CITY TO 80°So CARS AND 200So SCOOTERS, THE FOLLOWING WOULD RESULT ANNUALLY: TOTAL DECREASE IN DELAY WHICH TRANSLATES TO A DECAEASE IN FUEL TIME SAUINGS OF CONSUMPTION BY NEAALY 100 QUEA 2.5 MILLION WOAKING HOUAS GALLONS PER YEAA. PER PEASON. SOUACES A TOTAL SAVINGS A AEDUCTION IN CO2 FOR NEW YOAK CITY EMISSIONS BY OVER OF MORE THAN $122 52,000,000 LBS MILLION PEA YEAA PER YEAR. IN FUEL AND LABOA PRODUCTIUITY. USATODAY.COm VESPAUSA.Com EPA.GOU AAAEHCHANGE.Com EIA.DOE.GOU AAA.Com

Vespanomics: The Road to Savings

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With gas prices at $4 per gallon or more, saving money at the pump this summer is on many drivers’ minds. Mint.com has teamed up with Vespa to show us just how much of an impact switching to a scoot...

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