Tuesday, January 31, 2023

According to a study, New York is among the cities with the worst traffic in the world.

NEW YORK — New Yorkers and visitors alike know how chaotic driving can be in New York City, and a study confirms it by ranking it among the worst places to drive in the world.

INRIX, Inc., a transportation data and analytics company headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, conducted a global study of highway traffic in major cities around the world, with New York City ranked 5th with worst traffic globally and tied for The state ranked 3rd in the US. ,

According to the report, New York City residents will lose 117 hours in traffic in 2022. This number refers to the total hours lost in congestion during peak traffic hours compared to the time spent in off-peak conditions to cover the same routes.

The average speed in downtown to drop from an average of 13 mph to 11 mph in 2021.

10 cities in the world most affected by traffic:

  1. London UK, 156 hours lost per resident
  2. Chicago IL USA, 155 hour loss
  3. from Paris, 138
  4. Boston MA USA, 134 hours loss
  5. New York City NY USA, 117 hours lost
  6. Bogotá Col, loss of 122 hours
  7. Toronto on Cain, loss of 118 hours
  8. Philadelphia PA USA, 114 hours lost
  9. Miami FL USA, 105 hours loss
  10. Palermo ITA, loss of 121 hours

Spending this number of hours in traffic represents the cost in dollars. According to the study, in 2022, each person in New York City lost a total of $1,976.

The 10 most congested cities in the United States:

  1. Chicago IL, 155 hours lost in traffic
  2. Boston MA, 134 hours lost in traffic
  3. New York City NY117 hours lost in traffic
  4. Philadelphia PA, 114 hours lost in traffic
  5. Miami FL, 105 hours wasted in traffic
  6. Los Angeles CA, 95 hours lost in traffic
  7. San Francisco CA, 97 hours lost in traffic
  8. Washington DC, 83 hours lost in traffic
  9. Houston TX, 74 hours lost in traffic
  10. Atlanta GA, lost 74 hours in traffic
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