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.
  1. Washington DC
    Time spent in gridlock: 82 hours per year.
  2. Los Angeles
    Gridlock = 80 hours
  3. New York
    Gridlock= 74 hours
  4. San Francisco
    72 hours
  5. San Jose
    67 hours