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Traffic Congestion in U.S. Cities, 2002

RankUrban areaAnnual delay
per person
in hours
1.Los Angeles, Calif.136
2.San Francisco-Oakland, Calif.92
3.Washington, DC-Md.-Va.84
4.Seattle-Everett, Wash.82
5.Houston, Tex.75
6.San Jose, Calif.74
6.Dallas-Fort Worth, Tex.74
8.New York, N.Y.-Northeastern N.J.73
9.Atlanta, Ga.70
10.Miami-Hialeah, Fla.69
11.Chicago, Ill.-Northwestern Ind.67
11.Boston, Mass.67
11.Denver, Colo.67
14.Orlando, Fla.66
15.San Bernardino-Riverside, Calif.64
16.Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood-Pompano Beach, Fla.61
16.Austin, Tex.61
18.Phoenix, Ariz.59
19.Detroit, Mich.55
20.Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.54
21.San Diego, Calif.51
22.Baltimore, Md.50
23.Portland-Vancouver, Ore.-Wash.47
23.Charlotte, N.C.47
25.Louisville, Ky.-Ind.46
26.Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla.45
26.Albuquerque, N.M.45
28.Nashville, Tenn.44
29.Cincinnati, Ohio-Ky.43
29.W. Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, Fla.43
29.Indianapolis, Ind.43
29.San Antonio, Tex.43
29.St. Louis, Mo.-Ill.43
34.Sacramento, Calif.42
34.Philadelphia, Pa.-N.J.42
36.Providence-Pawtucket, R.I.-Mass.41
37.Las Vegas, Nev.38
38.Columbus, Ohio36
39.Tacoma, Wash.34
39.Memphis, Tenn.-Ark.-Miss.34
41.Milwaukee, Wis.32
41.Jacksonville, Fla.32
43.Birmingham, Ala.31
44.Colorado Springs, Colo.27
45.Charleston, S.C.26
46.Tucson, Ariz.25
46.Norfolk-Newport News-Virginia Beach, Va.25
46.Omaha, Neb.-Iowa25
49.Fresno, Calif.24
49.Honolulu, Hawaii24
49.Pensacola, Fla.24
NOTE: Study conducted in 75 urbanized areas.
Source: Texas Transportation Institute, the Texas A&M University System. The 2002 Urban Mobility Report, David Schrank and Tim Lomax. Web: http://mobility.tamu.edu .

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