Traffic in Brazil

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 1,321.90kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 60.72 trees per passenger to produce enough oxygen. The following formulas are used to make these estimations.

Main Means of Transportation to Work or School

Working from Home 5.60%
Walking 11.79%
Car 50.24%
Bike 3.48%
Motorbike 3.00%
Bus/Trolleybus 19.61%
Tram/Streetcar 0.10%
Train/Metro 6.18%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 3.50 km
Walking 20.20 min
Waiting 1.69 min
Driving Car 1.53 min
Bike 0.18 min
Motor Bike 0.08 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.67 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.45 min
Overall 26.97 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 16.04 km
Walking 0.68 min
Waiting 0.00 min
Driving Car 34.58 min
Overall 35.27 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 6.63 km
Walking 0.44 min
Bike 23.72 min
Overall 24.47 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 15.56 km
Walking 0.48 min
Motor Bike 26.26 min
Overall 26.74 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 14.38 km
Walking 7.20 min
Waiting 10.07 min
Driving Car 0.10 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 41.93 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.10 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.31 min
Overall 61.25 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 20.00 km
Walking 10.00 min
Waiting 10.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 30.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 30.00 min
Overall 80.00 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 17.77 km
Walking 10.02 min
Waiting 6.77 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 4.73 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.02 min
Train/Metro Ride 36.45 min
Overall 59.64 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 13.88 km
Overall 40.66 min

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Last update: February 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in Brazil

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Sao Paulo 235.6 50.7 6818.0 283.3 7325.7
Rio de Janeiro 230.2 51.5 7417.8 238.9 5955.2
Recife 202.5 46.5 4227.1 218.6 5800.9
Belo Horizonte 191.3 43.6 2880.4 220.1 6261.7
Curitiba 132.8 32.6 281.7 139.5 5126.7
Brasilia 131.7 30.6 139.3 139.7 5997.5
Porto Alegre 123.4 31.3 181.3 115.8 4609.4
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