Hong Kong has the highest use of public transport with 80% of the population preferring the mode.

However, Kenya and Russia are the countries that rely the most on public transit.

Approximately, 63% of the Kenyan population uses public transport. The capital city of Nairobi experiences immense jams.

In 2017, the country launched the first modern railway service to reduce road congestion and the cost of public transport.

These are Countries With the Highest Public Transit Use in percentage:

1 Kenya 63%

2 Russia 57%

3 Venezuela 56%

4 Ukraine 56%

5 Philippines 56%

6 Korea 55%

7 Turkey 54%

8 Peru 54%

9 Colombia 53%

10 Chile 53%


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