Courtesy of Washington Business Journal
Five other major cities in the U.S. have worse traffic congestion problems than DC, according to navigation maker TomTom, but that’s not much comfort for DC drivers stuck in traffic commuting to and from work on a daily basis. DC ranks #6—same as last year-- in TomTom’s Traffic Index study. Los Angeles continues to hold the same spot as the past 6 years, coming in at #1. The Top 5 worst traffic rankings are: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Seattle and San Jose. The least congested metro area? Phoenix.
Washington drivers average 67 hours and 32 gallons of gas each year sitting in traffic, according to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. In the nation’s most congested cities, drivers face peak hour