Here's How Much Sitting In Traffic Is Costing You
The study noted that, out of 64 hours spent in traffic a year ago, nearly a quarter of that waiting time was during rush hour in the Asian city of angels.
The global study of 390 cities in 48 countries found Mexico City was the most congested at 66%, ahead of Bangkok (61%) and Jakarta (58%).
Among cities in Thailand, the study said that out of the 64.1 hours on average which Bangkok drivers spent stuck in traffic a year ago, some 23% of overall time and an average 33% of their time was spent stuck during peak hours, wasting much fuel in the process. Manhattan, New York placed third internationally and second place in America with 89 hours.
According to the newly published findings the United Kingdom is the third worst traffic congestion country in Europe and drivers are spending an average of 32 hours a year stuck in rush-hour gridlock.
Ottawa is one of Canada's most congested cities, according to a new study.
Surprisingly, Guildford in Surrey took sixth place with motorists stuck in traffic for 29 hours a year ago.
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"We want public officials, transportation officials, drivers and employers to take a look at this to see how it effects the commute", Pishue says.
According to the INRIX report, the average San Francisco driver spent 82 hours stuck in traffic in 2016.
We estimate the percentage of time that drivers would spend in congestion in each city at different parts of the day and week, and on different parts of the road network.
Houstonians are very familiar with the daily struggle with traffic congestion and a recent study finally justifies their grievances.
Half of the cities on Inrix's top 10 list are in the USA, and the firm has deemed America the most congested developed country on the planet. "Direct costs relate to the value of fuel and time wasted, and indirect costs refer to freight and business fees from company vehicles idling in traffic, which are passed on to households through higher prices".
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Jay Z: From Marcy to VC
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