Traffic in Sri Lanka

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 1,693.07kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 77.77 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 3.03%
Walking 7.07%
Car 44.44%
Bike 6.06%
Motorbike 7.07%
Bus/Trolleybus 27.27%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 5.05%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 3.26 km
Walking 23.86 min
Driving Car 2.14 min
Bike 1.57 min
Motor Bike 0.71 min
Overall 33.14 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 24.96 km
Walking 0.20 min
Driving Car 48.82 min
Overall 49.02 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 12.67 km
Bike 35.83 min
Overall 35.83 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 19.14 km
Walking 0.14 min
Motor Bike 41.43 min
Overall 41.57 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 17.40 km
Walking 4.78 min
Waiting 7.56 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 51.67 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.56 min
Overall 64.81 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 49.80 km
Walking 10.60 min
Waiting 10.00 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 8.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 63.00 min
Overall 95.20 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 21.43 km
Overall 54.60 min

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Last update: April 2024

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