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These are the 10 cities in the world with the most traffic

Few things annoy drivers more than traffic jams in big cities. We spend many hours a year standing in traffic and an American company specializing in analytics has prepared a report on this Top 10 cities with the most traffic in the world,

Company via Global Traffic Scorecard INRIX calculated how many hours drivers lose per year, as well as how much money they spend on fuel as a result of those traffic jams. To do this, it is based on the analysis of a set of collected data.

Before going into the details, the podium of the ten cities with the most traffic in the world is occupied by two large European capitals and one large American city: LondonWith 156 hours of traffic per year, chicagowith 155 hours, and ParisWith 138 Hrs.

1 London, the city with the most traffic in the world

For the second year in a row, London has the “honor” of leading the report of the ten most congested cities in the world.

The UK capital is the worst place to drive for every average driver 156 hours lost In 2022 in a traffic jam.

2 Chicago

The second step of the podium in 2022 was occupied by Chicago, one of the main cities of the United States of America in the state of Illinois, next to Lake Michigan.

Chicago drivers spent on average 155 hours Behind the wheel in traffic.

3 Paris

Paris won the bronze medal in the Global Traffic Scorecard. Here, an average driver lost 138 hours in traffic jam

Despite occupying third place, the French capital was the only city in the ranking where traffic decreased over the past 12 months.

In fact, last year the city’s deputy mayor Emmanuel Gregoire and traffic commissioner David Belliard announced a ban on non-essential traffic in the city centre.

4 Boston

There are even more North American cities in the INRIX report. Fourth place (second in the United States) is Boston, where drivers average damage 124 hours in the middle of traffic.

However, like Paris, Boston has seen improvements over previous studies, as this northwestern US city was the most congested city in the country before the pandemic.

5 Bogota

Bogotá is the first large city in Latin America to be among the ten most trafficked in the world.

Colombia’s capital ranked fifth in 2022 with average 122 hours,

6 Palermo

We return to Europe, specifically, to the south of Italy to find the world’s sixth city with the highest traffic. It is the capital of Sicily, Palermo, one of the most populous cities in the Mediterranean.

With a very irregular layout and many narrow lanes, drivers get lost 121 hours On average in traffic, only one less than Bogotá.

7 Toronto

In seventh place we find the only city in Canada with an average of 118 hours Lost in traffic.

In addition, Toronto is one of the cities where the loss of traffic hours has increased the most since 2021, with an increase of 59%.

8 New York

Another city in the top ten cities with the most traffic in the world is New York, something that shouldn’t surprise us.

Drivers in the city that never sleeps spent an average of 117 hours In traffic during 2022.

9 Monterey

The second Spanish-American city with the most traffic in the world and where pollution is a problem is in Mexico and it is not Mexico City.

Monterrey reports 66% increase in traffic and loss of drivers 116 hours In traffic during 2022.

10 Philadelphia

Closes the ranking of ten cities in the world with the most traffic Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania. Here the drivers suffered an average loss 114 hours in traffic jam

It is notable that, along with Philadelphia, the United States places four cities in the top ten of the ranking drawn up by INRIX. Similarly, the absence of major Asian capitals is evident.

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