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10 Worst Cities for Traffic

Sorry, drivers of Los Angeles
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2018 4:58 PM CST
10 Worst Cities for Traffic
Traffic moves along the 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

(Newser) – It's not a title that Los Angeles drivers want, but it's one that probably won't surprise them much. INRIX, a company that specializes in transportation data, calls LA the most congested city in the world for traffic in its annual report card. The results show that Los Angeles drivers spent 102 hours in traffic jams in 2017, though San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, and Portland actually fared worse in terms of peak-period tie-ups, reports USA Today. The 10 worst cities in the ranking:

  1. Los Angeles
  2. New York City (tie)
  3. Moscow (tie)
  4. Sao Paulo, Brazil
  5. San Francisco
  6. Bogotá
  7. London
  8. Atlanta
  9. Paris
  10. Miami
Read on for the 10 worst cities in the US alone.

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The worst cities in the US for traffic congestion:

  1. Los Angeles
  2. New York City
  3. San Francisco
  4. Atlanta
  5. Miami
  6. Washington, DC
  7. Boston
  8. Chicago
  9. Seattle
  10. Dallas
Click for the full rankings. (Read more traffic stories.)

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