April 20, 2018

Cities With the Longest Commutes in the World

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Cities With the Longest Commutes in the World

Three of the 10 most traffic-congested cities in the world are in the U.S., according to the annual INRIX Traffic Scorecard. 

Emerging in the top 10 at No. 3, Los Angeles commuters spend, on average, 59 hours a year in highway backups. 

Honolulu came in at No. 7 on the congestion list, despite being only the 53rd most populous city in the United States. Commuters in Hawaii face, on average, 50 hours a year commuting during peak travel times. 

San Francisco rounded out the top 10 list, with commuters there facing an average of 49 hours in traffic back-ups. 

Brussels, Belgium, topped the list with the worst traffic jams in the world. Antwerp, Belgium, came in at No. 2. To view the complete list of the world's most congested cities, visit

Source: “The 10 Most Traffic Congested Cities in the World,” Forbes (June 2013)

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