Seattle bad, but not worst: Top 5 most congested cities in America
SEATTLE — It’s no surprise that traveling from Everett to Seattle on Thursday morning can be a headache. But there are bigger headaches out there.
Tom Tom, a Dutch company that sells GPS navigation devices, released their fourth annual traffic report Wednesday. The report compiled real-time traffic data and found the worst commute times and days in America.
Among the report were the Top 5 worst and best cities in America for congestion time. The report compiled a percentage of drivers with a 30-minute commute who were delayed an average of 90 hours or more while behind the wheel in 2013.
They worst and best cities for chronic traffic are:
Top 5 Most Congested Cities in the U.S.
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
- San Jose
Top 5 Least Congested Cities in the U.S.
- Kansas City
And the worst commute ever of 2013 for Southern California drivers, according to the report, was Thursday, Nov. 14. A truck burned shutting down traffic in both directions of State Route 60 freeway in the San Gabriel Valley.
What’s your worst commute ever?