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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Thursday morning, Friday night are worst times to drive in Los Angeles, report says


June 4, 2014

LOS ANGELES - A new report released today ranks Los Angeles as having the worst traffic in the nation.

The Tom Tom North American Congestion Index shows that Angelenos spend an average of 90 hours a year on congested roads and freeways.

The worst days to drive are on Thursday mornings and Friday evenings, according to the report by the GPS navigation company, which cites the best times times to drive, with the least amount of traffic, as Monday evenings and Friday mornings.

L.A. traffic increased 2 percent over last year, a five-year high, the report shows.

The other U.S. cities that made the top 10 list behind Los Angeles include San Francisco, Honolulu, Seattle and San Jose.

Los Angeles ranked fourth out of 63 cities in all of the Americas, which includes Canada, the United States, Central America and South America. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ranked first, followed by Mexico City and Sao Paulo, Brazil.