Follow the Money
Where do we get our money for the transportation system?
What sources of revenue contribute to maintaining and expanding the transportation system?
$0.56 from Each Gallon of Gas Purchased
$500–$600 MILLION PER YEAR
1/4 cent from California Sales Tax*
$50–$60 MILLION PER YEAR
*3/4 cent in Sacramento County
1/2 cent in Woodland
3/5 cent in West Sacramento
Developer fees & contributions, city/county budget, property taxes, other local assessments varies by city and county
$300–$500 MILLION PER YEAR
100% of fares go back into the transit system
$50–$70 MILLION PER YEAR
How much do you pay per year in gas and sales taxes for the transportation system?
The average household pays $500 per year or $42 a month.
How do you compare?
Average Household Monthly Budget:
|Car (gas, insurance, car payment and maintenance)||$600|
|Gas and sales taxes that go to the transportation system||$42|
*Information collected in 2015 for MTP/SCS Workshops