Traffic in Chicago, IL, United States

In this city, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 1,879.15kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 86.32 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 6.16%
Walking 11.64%
Car 58.22%
Bike 3.42%
Motorbike 0.00%
Bus/Trolleybus 5.48%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 15.07%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 6.13 km
Walking 16.41 min
Waiting 2.94 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.47 min
Train/Metro Ride 6.76 min
Overall 26.59 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 31.72 km
Walking 1.13 min
Driving Car 46.29 min
Overall 47.42 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 6.02 km
Walking 0.20 min
Bike 22.60 min
Overall 22.80 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 8.07 km
Walking 3.88 min
Waiting 4.25 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 25.25 min
Train/Metro Ride 3.75 min
Overall 37.12 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 20.72 km
Walking 8.68 min
Waiting 3.05 min
Driving Car 0.09 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.14 min
Train/Metro Ride 31.86 min
Overall 43.82 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 24.46 km
Overall 42.76 min

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Last update: February 2024

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

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