Traffic in Chennai, India

We estimate that in this city, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 1,121.84kg of CO2. It is needed 51.53 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 6.93%
Walking 11.88%
Car 29.70%
Bike 16.83%
Motorbike 11.88%
Bus/Trolleybus 16.83%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 5.94%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 6.25 km
Walking 36.83 min
Driving Car 7.50 min
Bike 1.67 min
Motor Bike 1.33 min
Overall 47.33 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 16.50 km
Walking 0.33 min
Driving Car 39.73 min
Overall 40.07 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 11.76 km
Walking 0.06 min
Bike 36.35 min
Overall 36.41 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 12.33 km
Walking 0.42 min
Waiting 0.42 min
Motor Bike 33.25 min
Overall 34.08 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 20.53 km
Walking 5.47 min
Waiting 7.53 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 53.82 min
Train/Metro Ride 5.59 min
Overall 73.88 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 25.67 km
Walking 4.00 min
Waiting 7.00 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.50 min
Train/Metro Ride 35.83 min
Overall 49.33 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 14.85 km
Overall 46.49 min

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Last update: May 2018

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2 Comments so far

#H.m.ahmed on Apr 05, 2016 :
I think 55% of people are using metro trains for quick and easy transportation.
#anand on May 11, 2014 :
train is best bus is worst bus rate is high and and its very slow moving traffic in evening