USA Today's Spin On Mobility Study

USA Today reports on the Texas Transportation Institute annual mobility study. The spin: 3.5 billion hours wasted in traffic.
September 8, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"...In the 85 biggest U.S. cities, snarled traffic cost travelers 3.5 billion hours in 2002, up from 700 million in 1982, according to the annual Urban Mobility Report from the Texas Transportation Institute."

See 2004 Mobility Study: Most Congested Cities for the full study.]

The wait for urban commuters in the largest urban areas studies (in hours):

  • Los Angeles 93
  • San Francisco 73
  • Washington 67
  • Dallas 61
  • Atlanta 60
  • Houston 58
  • Riverside, Calif. 57
  • Chicago 56
  • Boston 54
  • Detroit 53
  • San Jose, Calif. 53

    Thanks to Laura Kranz

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    Published on Tuesday, September 7, 2004 in USA Today
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