Traffic congestion in LA is still the worst, traffic survey confirms

Traffic Congestion in LA Is Still the Worst, Traffic Survey Confirms

Los Angeles traffic is the worst, and we've got bad news — it doesn't look like it's going to get any better.

In the U.S., L.A. topped the annual traffic index released by navigation system company TomTom for a second year in a row.

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10. Dallas

54 peak hours in congestion

9. Seattle

55 peak hours in congestion

8. Chicago

57 peak hours in congestion

7. Boston

60 peak hours in congestion

6. Washington D.C.

63 peak hours in congestion

5. Miami

64 peak hours in congestion

4. Atlanta

70 peak hours in congestion

3. San Francisco

79 peak hours in congestion

2. New York City

91 peak hours in congestion

1. Los Angeles

41 percent extra travel time

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And things have supposedly gotten worse for infamous L.A. traffic. The TomTom rankings showed a 2-percent increase in congestion level from last year.

San Francisco and New York, which ranked second and third on the list, respectively, also saw 2-percent increases in congestion.

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It's not until we get to No. 6, Honolulu, on the U.S. list that a city actually improved its congestion levels from last year.

Still, L.A. drivers should be a little thankful — things could be worse. L.A. ranked 10th in world rankings.

Mexico City took home the trophy nobody wants as having the worst traffic in the world. Bangkok, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro and Moscow rounded out the top 5 world rankings.

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10. Miami, Florida

64 hours spent in congestion

9. Paris, France

69 hours spent in congestion

8. Atlanta, Georgia

70 hours spent in congestion

7. London, United Kingdom

74 hours spent in congestion

6. Bogota, Colombia

75 hours spent in congestion

5. San Francisco, CA

79 hours spent in congestion

4. Sao Paulo, Brazil

86 hours spent in congestion

2 (tied). New York City, USA

91 hours spent in congestion

2 (tied). Moscow, Russia

91 hours spent in congestion

1. Los Angeles, USA

102 hours spent in congestion

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