10 Jun '11, 8pm

Cost vs. Time. vs. Conscience: A Travel Calculator

BeFrugal A calculation of the relative costs of driving solo next week from New York to Boston and back in a 2005 Honda sedan, vs. flying there in a commercial plane. (For the air option, the traveler opted to take a taxi to the airport at both ends.) Flying involved a slightly smaller carbon footprint. “Vacation” is the inseparable accomplice of “summer.” But while it may seem imperative that a summer vacation be taken, the best mode of transport may be less clear, given the myriad of options. A travel cost calculator introduced on Tuesday at www.befrugal.com may help the bewildered in need of a break to make the most of their time and money while remaining conscious of their carbon footprints. The calculator, a pet project of BeFrugal’s founder, Jon Lal, combines data from the Environmental Protection Agency, Google Maps and AAA, among other sources, to calculate the cos...

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BeFrugal A calculation of the relative costs of driving solo next week from New York to Boston and back in a 2005 Honda se...

Cost vs. Time. vs. Conscience: A Travel Calculator

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BeFrugal A calculation of the relative costs of driving solo next week from New York to Boston and back in a 2005 Honda se...

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