June 4, 2014
LOS ANGELES - A new report released today ranks Los Angeles as having the worst traffic in the nation.
Tom Tom North American Congestion Index shows that Angelenos spend an
average of 90 hours a year on congested roads and freeways.
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.
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