5 CITIES WITH THE WORST TRAFFIC--L.A. ISN'T #1!
The good news is, employment is up. Bad news is, all those commuters heading to work--that traffic is causing drivers to waste more than 2 billion gallons of fuel; the financial cost is $160 billion or about $960 per commuter. (Source: Texas A&M Transportation Institute.) Here are the five worst traffic cities.
- •Washington DCTime spent in gridlock: 82 hours per year.
- •Los AngelesGridlock = 80 hours
- •New YorkGridlock= 74 hours
- •San Francisco72 hours
- •San Jose67 hours