Crosstown Traffic

Submitted by ub on Tue, 02/06/2018 - 08:55

Traffic congestion cost American drivers nearly $305 Billion in 2017, an average of $1,445 per person

- INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard analyzes and ranks the impact of traffic congestion in 1,360 cities across 38 countries worldwide - the largest ever study of its kind

- Los Angeles topped the list of the world's most gridlocked cities for the sixth straight year, with drivers spending 102 hours in congestion in 2017 during peak time periods, followed by Moscow and New York (tied at 91 hours), Sao Paulo (86 hours) and San Francisco (79 hours)

- The U.S. accounted for 10 of the top 25 cities worldwide with the worst traffic congestion

- New York's Cross Bronx Expressway topped the list as the U.S.'s worst corridor for the third year in a row, with the average driver wasting 118 hours per year

- The most improved U.S. city was South Bend, Indiana with a 25 percent reduction in peak hours spent in congestion since 2016. Several Texas cities also saw significant improvement, including El Paso (-13 percent), Austin (-9 percent) and Dallas (-9 percent)

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