Congestion Is Worse In Europe than In U.S, Claims Wendell Cox

Citing a new report by INRIX, Wendell Cox claims that lost time due to congestion in the United States is approximately one-third that of lost time in Europe.
April 11, 2011, 11am PDT | Victor Negrete
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INRIX, the organization responsible for the new report, is an international provider of traffic information.

According to the article by Wendell Cox, "in the United States, peak period traffic congestion adds 14.4 hours annually per driver. This compares to an average delay per year of 39.5 hours for the European nations."

Wendell Cox concludes, "these findings are consistent with international data indicating that traffic congestion tends to be more intense where there are higher urban population densities."

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Published on Monday, April 4, 2011 in New Geography
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