Special Report

American Cities Losing the Most Time to Traffic Congestion

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5. Los Angeles, CA
> Avg. hours lost to traffic per driver, 2020: 45 hours
> Cost of traffic per driver: $664
> Total traffic cost by city: $3.6 billion

4. Boston, MA
> Avg. hours lost to traffic per driver, 2020: 48 hours
> Cost of traffic per driver: $711
> Total traffic cost by city: $1.4 billion

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3. Chicago, IL
> Avg. hours lost to traffic per driver, 2020: 86 hours
> Cost of traffic per driver: $1,279
> Total traffic cost by city: $4.6 billion

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2. Philadelphia, PA
> Avg. hours lost to traffic per driver, 2020: 94 hours
> Cost of traffic per driver: $1,388
> Total traffic cost by city: $3.3 billion

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1. New York City, NY
> Avg. hours lost to traffic per driver, 2020: 100 hours
> Cost of traffic per driver: $1,486
> Total traffic cost by city: $7.7 billion

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