Cost of US Traffic Congestion Exceeds $166 Billion
Latest Texas A&M Study Highlights the Strain On America's Highways
Author: Gk Miller/Sunday, August 25, 2019/Categories: Featured, Resources
Traffic is more than an inconvenience, it is a drain on our economy and productivity. Congestion now represents an extra 8.8 billion hours wasted at a cost of $166 billion USD, The study found that travelers need 34 minutes for each 20 minute trip to arrive on time.
The report, one of the the most detailed to examine the effects of traffic on the national economy, includes day of week and time of day data for many of the nations roadways for the last 34 years.