Posted on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 1:55 pm
According to a recent study by transportations analytic firm, Inrix, United States is the most congested developed country in the world. It is estimated that congested roads cost U.S. motorists almost 300 billion dollars in wasted time and fuel in 2016. A recent article in USA Today says, based on postings on Instagram, Santa Monica came out as the city with the worst traffic jams in the country.
Rounding out the top five are:
The Inrix study on INRIX named Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, San Francisco and Miami as the top five. And the worst day of the week was Friday. Sunday was reported to be the most relaxed day with respect to traffic.
Source: An article appearing at usatoday.com on May 20, 2017 entitled “Top 5 Cities with the Worst #TrafficJams in America” by David Carrig.