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Old 05-08-2013, 08:59 AM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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Top 10 U.S Cities with the Worst Traffic | TIME.com

Interesting....
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Old 05-08-2013, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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No Houston or Atlanta. Seems bogus.
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Old 05-08-2013, 10:24 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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According to the stupid report thrown together by some hack into an infuriating article in Forbes (the world's worst online magazine), I'll save you the time wasting trouble of clicking through their self-serving and offensive links:

Atlanta
Detroit
Miami
Orlando
Dallas
Tampa
Washington
Houston
Los Angeles
San Francisco

The Cities With The Most Extreme Commutes - Forbes

Atlanta and Dallas are always at the top of my list as the two worst cities in the US in every respect. At least, Detroit, Miami and Orlando have excuses. It's not Tampa's fault that there is an ocean in the middle of the metro.
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Old 05-08-2013, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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According to the stupid report thrown together by some hack into an infuriating article in Forbes (the world's worst online magazine), I'll save you the time wasting trouble of clicking through their self-serving and offensive links:

Atlanta
Detroit
Miami
Orlando
Dallas
Tampa
Washington
Houston
Los Angeles
San Francisco

The Cities With The Most Extreme Commutes - Forbes
Where is New York?
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Old 05-08-2013, 10:50 AM
 
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LA is usually listed as number 1, and I understand why, but what is their public transportation like?

In the NYC area, there are different train lines (PATH, NJ Transit, LIRR, Amtrak, and subways within the city itself) that daily commuters use, as well as ferries (from multiple NJ locations and Staten Island) and buses (run by the Port Authority of NY and NJ from various NJ locations) plus the city's bus system. Not sure about buses from Long Island to NYC. Driving is not the only method daily commuters use to get to work, yet traffic into the city is still brutal and on most lists aways somewhere in the middle of the top 10 worst.

What are some of the top cities' public transportation systems like? Are they as expansive as NYC's options? I have always wondered if their lack of public transportation (if they lack it) is a reason why their traffic is so brutal. If there are limited options and most people drive, this is probably a major reason why there is so much traffic.
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Old 05-08-2013, 11:46 AM
 
Location: Cbus
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Chicago, New York, and Miami seem pretty bad to me in terms of traffic.
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Old 05-08-2013, 11:46 AM
 
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lol @ people dismissing this so quickly. It's just rehashing the INRIX data, which is probably the best data out there.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Hmm, the cities with the best freeways/highways have the worst traffic.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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No Austin?
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:58 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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No Austin?
Its #4 on the list the OP linked to.
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