The 10 Worst US Cities for Traffic

LA takes the top spot, followed by Washington
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2016 8:37 AM CDT
The 10 Worst US Cities for Traffic
Sorry, Angelenos.   (Bruce Chambers/Orange County Register via AP, File)

(Newser) – There's a good reason to feel better about your commute—unless you live in one of these 10 US cities. Car services company INRIX is out with a list of the worst US cities for traffic, based on how many hours the average commuter spent in the car in 2015, per US News. In Los Angeles, commuters wasted two whole workweeks in traffic. The full list:

  1. Los Angeles: 81
  2. Washington: 75
  3. San Francisco: 75
  4. Houston: 74
  5. New York City: 73
  6. Seattle: 66
  7. Boston: 64
  8. Chicago: 60
  9. Atlanta: 59
  10. Honolulu: 49
(Many of the country's worst traffic bottlenecks are also in LA.)

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