The 15 US cities with the absolute worst traffic
Original story at Business Insider• 5 mentions • 2 months ago
Business Insider 2 months ago
Auto and tech companies are pouring money into car-sharing and autonomous driving as traffic becomes a bigger issue in cities. It's such a problem that the average US commuter spends 42 hours stuck in traffic a year, according to a report by the Texas Transportation Institute.TomTom, a navigation and mapping company, ranked US cities that have the most traffic congestion in its 2017 Traffic Index. After collecting data over a nine-year time span, TomTom measured the extra travel time experienced by drivers over an entire year. TomTom assessed 189 cities overall and gave each a congestion score out of 100.