Traffic in Colombo, Sri Lanka

In this city, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 1,833.49kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 84.22 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 2.63%
Walking 7.89%
Car 43.42%
Bike 6.58%
Motorbike 5.26%
Bus/Trolleybus 28.95%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 5.26%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 3.47 km
Walking 25.33 min
Driving Car 2.50 min
Bike 1.83 min
Overall 35.33 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 29.15 km
Walking 0.24 min
Driving Car 55.73 min
Overall 55.97 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 10.20 km
Bike 38.00 min
Overall 38.00 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 21.25 km
Walking 0.25 min
Motor Bike 43.75 min
Overall 44.00 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 18.62 km
Walking 5.09 min
Waiting 8.14 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 55.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.68 min
Overall 68.91 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 54.75 km
Walking 8.25 min
Waiting 10.00 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 5.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 66.25 min
Overall 94.00 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 23.65 km
Overall 59.83 min

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Last update: November 2023

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 years.

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