Traffic in United States

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 1,754.84kg of CO2. It is needed 80.61 trees for each passenger to produce enough oxygen to cover that. Formulas used for this estimation

Main Means of Transportation to Work or School

Working from Home 3.58%
Walking 5.55%
Car 81.89%
Bike 2.05%
Motorbike 0.38%
Bus/Trolleybus 3.18%
Tram/Streetcar 0.30%
Train/Metro 3.07%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 4.41 km
Walking 20.09 min
Waiting 1.04 min
Driving Car 2.42 min
Bike 0.22 min
Motor Bike 0.02 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.75 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.14 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.32 min
Overall 26.05 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 26.08 km
Walking 0.43 min
Waiting 0.01 min
Driving Car 31.80 min
Overall 32.24 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 7.21 km
Walking 0.43 min
Driving Car 0.19 min
Bike 23.63 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.23 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.04 min
Overall 25.13 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 24.32 km
Walking 0.58 min
Motor Bike 27.50 min
Overall 28.08 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 18.00 km
Walking 5.71 min
Waiting 7.03 min
Driving Car 0.38 min
Bike 0.15 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 35.87 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.75 min
Overall 51.61 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 14.16 km
Walking 6.11 min
Waiting 7.21 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 28.00 min
Overall 43.16 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 20.55 km
Walking 8.02 min
Waiting 5.22 min
Driving Car 0.23 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.88 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.03 min
Train/Metro Ride 33.91 min
Overall 49.58 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 23.91 km
Overall 32.91 min

Contributors: 6302

Last update: November 2020

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 United States

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Los Angeles, CA 341.97 60.77 16770.74 796.65 15245.68
San Francisco, CA 256.58 51.30 7292.35 578.28 9185.26
Detroit, MI 234.40 46.21 4079.71 352.89 11136.94
Miami, FL 215.48 43.40 2786.56 238.82 10781.44
Boston, MA 213.08 45.42 3683.34 246.64 8329.19
Atlanta, GA 205.42 42.33 2372.98 241.31 9769.76
Houston, TX 205.01 41.63 2125.05 240.80 10355.03
Honolulu, HI 202.12 41.19 1978.10 218.08 10340.90
Chicago, IL 191.20 42.07 2278.63 215.27 7520.72
Washington, DC 189.94 40.77 1842.80 237.51 8250.03
Seattle, WA 189.57 41.63 2125.73 226.11 7533.62
Nashville, TN 186.10 38.88 1313.20 210.65 9306.66
San Jose, CA 182.72 38.11 1128.69 210.60 9313.12
Philadelphia, PA 179.41 39.20 1394.13 269.32 7475.45
Orlando, FL 178.92 36.77 851.81 214.50 9665.77
Pittsburgh, PA 175.26 38.06 1117.85 209.50 7974.06
Tampa, FL 173.19 35.84 686.12 203.57 9387.38
Denver, CO 172.95 36.56 811.25 227.44 8616.93
Jacksonville, FL 171.30 35.23 590.55 235.82 9296.70
Minneapolis, MN 167.67 36.70 838.39 212.48 7645.56
Dallas, TX 167.36 35.22 589.34 201.84 8772.67
Charlotte, NC 167.24 35.19 585.17 210.81 8712.75
Oakland, CA 164.98 37.69 1036.51 226.80 6406.41
New York, NY 163.91 43.13 2677.94 190.40 3050.43
Austin, TX 161.41 34.25 456.55 218.00 8287.19
Salt Lake City, UT 157.12 34.90 542.92 187.62 7264.33
San Diego, CA 156.23 33.80 403.09 204.88 7750.72
Cleveland, OH 153.49 33.74 396.31 177.93 7483.41
Raleigh, NC 149.21 32.27 251.94 160.46 7815.12
Portland, OR 148.04 33.17 335.32 161.53 7029.51
Phoenix, AZ 147.45 31.86 219.42 161.96 7753.87
Charleston, SC 146.19 31.36 184.12 138.10 8012.64
San Antonio, TX 136.52 30.50 133.42 166.43 6652.72
Indianapolis, IN 134.27 29.07 74.41 181.79 6904.05
Anchorage, AK 133.13 27.64 41.64 329.16 6543.60
Milwaukee, WI 131.02 28.54 59.50 158.99 6749.79
Tucson, AZ 130.93 29.24 79.95 134.33 6586.74
Las Vegas, NV 127.74 27.36 37.70 146.94 6743.38
Saint Louis, MO 126.80 27.16 35.30 160.52 6564.65
Kansas City, MO 126.14 26.29 28.27 121.20 6976.80
Sacramento, CA 122.82 26.69 30.87 123.54 6313.33
Baltimore, MD 122.33 31.14 169.83 125.17 4484.69
Cincinnati, OH 120.35 24.89 24.89 105.45 6431.50
Columbus, OH 120.21 25.56 25.77 107.60 6272.37
Fort Worth, TX 119.84 25.19 25.20 124.39 6157.77
Colorado Springs, CO 119.26 24.98 24.98 187.82 5712.35
Albuquerque, NM 117.60 25.56 25.77 116.44 5802.12
Memphis, TN 117.55 23.35 23.35 113.06 6199.85
Spokane, WA 114.26 23.73 23.73 105.34 5684.86
Louisville, KY 110.76 22.35 22.35 95.56 5463.31
Madison, WI 109.91 23.59 23.59 113.97 5009.78
Boise, ID 107.78 21.79 21.79 95.65 5118.48
Omaha, NE 100.06 19.39 19.39 71.44 4598.44
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