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Los Angeles Has World’s Worst Traffic Congestion

Orange County Register


Transportation analytics firm INRIX recently released its annual report on traffic congestion, which found, “Los Angeles topped the list of the world’s most gridlocked cities for the sixth straight year, with drivers spending 102 hours in congestion in 2017 during peak time periods, followed by Moscow and New York (tied at 91 hours), Sao Paulo (86 hours) and San Francisco (79 hours).”

The report concluded that the time and fuel wasted sitting in traffic cost the typical driver in Los Angeles over $2,800 last year. And as a result of the wasted time and resources, traffic congestion cost the city of Los Angeles’ economy over $19 billion in 2017.

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