Traffic in Canada

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 1,291.32kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 59.32 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 4.41%
Walking 12.86%
Car 60.07%
Bike 4.69%
Motorbike 0.97%
Bus/Trolleybus 9.84%
Tram/Streetcar 0.65%
Train/Metro 6.50%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 3.95 km
Walking 20.42 min
Waiting 1.21 min
Driving Car 1.69 min
Bike 0.32 min
Motor Bike 0.01 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.74 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.05 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.16 min
Overall 26.82 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 22.63 km
Walking 0.79 min
Waiting 0.02 min
Driving Car 30.16 min
Overall 30.96 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 7.60 km
Walking 0.48 min
Bike 23.43 min
Overall 23.95 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 44.77 km
Walking 4.10 min
Motor Bike 41.71 min
Overall 45.81 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 13.31 km
Walking 6.38 min
Waiting 7.58 min
Driving Car 0.07 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 31.37 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.28 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.92 min
Overall 49.52 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 18.22 km
Walking 5.93 min
Waiting 5.86 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.14 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 32.50 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.79 min
Overall 48.57 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 19.86 km
Walking 8.02 min
Waiting 5.11 min
Driving Car 0.03 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.96 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.64 min
Train/Metro Ride 31.46 min
Overall 50.74 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 18.41 km
Overall 33.56 min

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Last update: May 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 years.

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

By City in Canada

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Toronto 200.7 44.7 3356.7 252.6 6744.6
Montreal 164.7 39.7 1535.3 180.8 5233.5
Mississauga 162.7 37.3 954.9 191.0 6509.2
Vancouver 151.0 36.7 841.6 170.1 5214.4
Quebec City 141.0 33.9 415.5 207.8 5231.5
Ottawa 137.3 34.4 476.6 191.4 4520.9
Victoria 132.2 32.0 230.3 192.5 5063.1
Winnipeg 128.3 31.3 181.3 125.7 5235.0
Calgary 124.2 28.8 66.4 144.2 5669.4
Halifax 123.8 31.4 185.3 165.7 4343.3
Edmonton 118.0 28.1 49.6 130.4 5102.3
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