Almost 90% of ozone pollution in Mecklenburg County comes from auto exhaust.
Public transportation use saves the U.S. the equivalent of 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually - more than 11 million gallons of gasoline per day.
One bus can take up to 40 cars off the road.
Source: Based on a typical CATS bus capacity, 2016
Cleaner air can add up to four months to your life.
Source: American Lung Association, 2015