Saving with 6abc - Transportation

September 8, 2008 4:25:46 AM PDT
This week's Saving with 6abc tip can help you lower your transportation costs. You can save money, even make money, whether you're commuting to work or traveling for vacation.

Share-A-Ride matches carpoolers for free based on their destinations and other preferences.

Transitchek allows you to pay for your public transit pre-tax. You can save about $400 a year.

Looking to fly? finds the lowest price by searching airline websites and discount websites for you. helps you decide whether to buy now or wait for a better price. It uses historic data to predict whether a fare is likely to drop or not. tracks prices for your flights. If the fare drops - Yapta will send you an email - even after you've bought your ticket.

What's great about that is many airlines will offer a refund or voucher if you can show the price of your airfare dropped after you bought it.