Traffic in San Jose, Costa Rica

In this city, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 2,516.52kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 115.60 trees per passenger to produce enough oxygen. The following formulas are used to make these estimations.

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Main Means of Transportation to Work or School

Working from Home 0.00%
Walking 10.34%
Car 65.52%
Bike 3.45%
Motorbike 0.00%
Bus/Trolleybus 20.69%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 0.00%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 6.18 km
Walking 58.33 min
Waiting 3.33 min
Driving Car 8.33 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 5.00 min
Overall 75.00 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 20.32 km
Walking 0.24 min
Driving Car 55.53 min
Overall 55.76 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 30.00 km
Bike 47.00 min
Overall 47.00 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 19.83 km
Walking 10.00 min
Waiting 10.00 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 67.50 min
Overall 87.50 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 19.09 km
Overall 64.02 min

Contributors: 29

Last update: October 2020

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

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1 Comments so far
Moritz Von Schweinitz on Sep 12, 2021:
These numbers are not right.

No one here walks one hour, per way, on average(!) to work by foot.

Or spends one hour per day, one way, in average, commuting by bicycle.

Traffic and commute times are of course a problem, but this data is very wrong.