America’s Top Ten Worst Commutes via The Daily Beast

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The Daily Beast ranked the 75 worst commutes in America:

Bumper-to-bumper traffic is America’s collective nightmare, and like the movie Groundhog Day it repeats on a daily basis. Congestion consumes billions of gallons of fuel, wastes hundreds of billions of dollars in productivity and causes billions of stress headaches. Yet over 100 million automobile commuters each day feel like they have little option.

Here is the infamous Top Ten:

#1, Hollywood Freeway, Los Angeles
Speed of worst bottleneck when congested: 14 mph

#2, Lunalilo Freeway (H-1), Honolulu
Weekly hours of bottleneck congestion: 347

#3, Capital Beltway, surrounds Washington DC
Worst bottleneck: Southbound, Exit 2A-B

#4, I-35, Austin
Weekly hours of bottleneck congestion: 460

#5, James Lick Freeway (US 101), San Francisco
Worst bottleneck: I 80 Northbound, 4th St/5th St

#6, Cross Bronx Expressway, New York City
Speed of worst bottleneck when congested: 11.2 mph

#7, I-5, Seattle
Worst bottleneck: Southbound, 45th St/Exit 169

#8, I-95, Bridgeport, CT
Weekly hours of bottleneck congestion: 272

#9, Kennedy Expressway, Chicago
Worst bottleneck: Westbound, I 90/I 94/Edens Expressway

#10, Airport Expressway (State Road 112), Miami
Worst bottleneck: Eastbound, 72nd Ave/Milam Dairy Rd

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One Response to “America’s Top Ten Worst Commutes via The Daily Beast”

  1. Kaylea says:

    What a joy to find such clear thinking. Thanks for posting!

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