Traffic in United States

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 1,763.33kg of CO2. It is needed 81.00 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 3.76%
Walking 5.55%
Car 81.61%
Bike 2.03%
Motorbike 0.66%
Bus/Trolleybus 3.17%
Tram/Streetcar 0.31%
Train/Metro 2.91%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 4.31 km
Walking 20.38 min
Waiting 1.01 min
Driving Car 2.42 min
Bike 0.23 min
Motor Bike 0.02 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.81 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.13 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.25 min
Overall 26.28 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 26.30 km
Walking 0.46 min
Waiting 0.01 min
Driving Car 31.88 min
Overall 32.35 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 7.03 km
Walking 0.40 min
Driving Car 0.18 min
Bike 23.17 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.22 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.04 min
Overall 24.56 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 45.59 km
Walking 2.13 min
Motor Bike 42.18 min
Overall 44.31 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 18.42 km
Walking 5.68 min
Waiting 7.07 min
Driving Car 0.35 min
Bike 0.14 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 36.06 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.16 min
Overall 52.18 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 14.29 km
Walking 6.48 min
Waiting 7.48 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.48 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 28.95 min
Overall 45.05 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 21.04 km
Walking 8.03 min
Waiting 5.26 min
Driving Car 0.22 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.93 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.13 min
Train/Metro Ride 34.13 min
Overall 49.96 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 24.27 km
Overall 33.11 min

Contributors: 6853

Last update: February 2023

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 342.8 60.9 16932.3 784.4 15318.5
San Francisco, CA 255.2 51.0 7070.3 570.6 9267.4
Detroit, MI 227.4 45.1 3525.4 347.8 10871.9
Miami, FL 213.3 43.1 2657.1 235.6 10679.1
Boston, MA 210.4 45.0 3474.9 243.6 8262.2
Houston, TX 206.1 41.9 2202.5 248.4 10308.9
Honolulu, HI 202.7 41.3 2007.1 217.3 10378.8
Atlanta, GA 201.1 41.7 2144.7 235.1 9561.5
Seattle, WA 196.9 42.7 2515.9 234.7 7869.7
Chicago, IL 187.9 41.6 2115.1 210.3 7357.5
Washington, DC 187.5 40.5 1759.1 234.8 8060.2
Nashville, TN 186.8 39.0 1339.4 210.2 9351.8
San Jose, CA 184.0 38.5 1231.0 209.9 9193.5
Philadelphia, PA 182.9 40.1 1635.1 269.3 7400.1
Tampa, FL 181.8 37.6 1011.8 217.2 9536.2
Orlando, FL 177.7 36.6 815.7 210.4 9622.4
Jacksonville, FL 176.4 36.1 732.6 245.5 9509.5
Charlotte, NC 175.7 36.8 862.3 230.1 8900.6
Pittsburgh, PA 173.5 38.1 1122.9 205.3 7663.7
Denver, CO 170.2 36.0 720.2 223.1 8532.3
Dallas, TX 169.5 35.6 650.9 205.5 8839.6
New York, NY 167.5 43.6 2863.6 192.1 3195.3
Austin, TX 166.4 35.2 581.2 226.6 8486.1
San Diego, CA 165.5 35.5 631.1 230.6 8045.0
Oakland, CA 165.0 37.7 1036.5 226.8 6406.4
Raleigh, NC 164.6 35.7 657.8 178.9 8079.0
Minneapolis, MN 162.9 35.9 690.1 206.9 7460.9
Salt Lake City, UT 157.4 35.1 567.6 184.2 7216.2
Cleveland, OH 153.5 33.7 396.3 177.9 7483.4
Phoenix, AZ 151.2 32.6 284.4 167.5 7868.2
Milwaukee, WI 151.1 32.5 271.6 237.1 7522.9
Portland, OR 151.0 33.5 370.4 186.1 7165.0
San Antonio, TX 147.6 32.4 266.3 181.9 7282.4
Kansas City, MO 139.7 29.9 107.2 176.5 7422.9
Indianapolis, IN 136.8 29.5 90.8 185.7 7066.5
Albuquerque, NM 133.0 29.2 77.8 174.2 6683.8
Columbus, OH 131.4 29.4 85.3 149.7 6484.8
Anchorage, AK 128.2 26.8 31.3 311.9 6108.5
Saint Louis, MO 127.1 27.2 36.0 159.5 6596.8
Las Vegas, NV 126.9 27.1 34.8 144.6 6706.4
Oklahoma City, OK 125.7 27.5 39.8 149.9 6336.3
Baltimore, MD 124.5 31.2 170.7 128.5 4747.2
Tucson, AZ 124.2 27.7 42.4 128.5 6196.5
Sacramento, CA 123.8 27.0 33.7 125.6 6371.6
Colorado Springs, CO 123.2 26.2 27.7 191.2 6073.7
Madison, WI 120.6 26.7 30.7 143.5 5838.8
Cincinnati, OH 119.9 24.7 24.7 103.3 6409.7
Memphis, TN 117.4 23.3 23.3 111.8 6187.0
Spokane, WA 114.3 23.7 23.7 105.3 5684.9
Boise, ID 107.8 22.3 22.3 94.5 5054.0
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