Traffic in Cape Town, South Africa

In this city, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 2,462.12kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 113.10 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 3.07%
Walking 3.07%
Car 85.82%
Bike 0.77%
Motorbike 3.07%
Bus/Trolleybus 3.07%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 1.15%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 2.92 km
Walking 21.25 min
Waiting 3.12 min
Driving Car 1.12 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.50 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.25 min
Overall 28.25 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 22.05 km
Walking 0.40 min
Driving Car 42.71 min
Motor Bike 0.13 min
Overall 43.24 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 6.50 km
Bike 27.50 min
Overall 27.50 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 21.75 km
Walking 0.62 min
Motor Bike 23.75 min
Overall 24.38 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 12.50 km
Walking 9.75 min
Waiting 7.12 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 34.88 min
Overall 51.75 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 15.00 km
Walking 15.00 min
Waiting 21.67 min
Train/Metro Ride 25.00 min
Overall 61.67 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 20.93 km
Overall 42.53 min

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Last update: January 2024

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

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