Top 10 Most Congested Cities and Freeways in North America

The holiday season is quickly approaching (although it has already begun for the luckiest of you), so people from all over the world are sketching their last-minute plans to reach their destinations quick and easy. As we all know, those living in North America are bound to spend many, many hours stuck in traffic, mostly because the majority of people are planning to do the same thing: travel to a different location to spend the holidays. Of course, finding a crowd-free way to travel is the best thing that could happen to all of us but, unfortunately, all roads will be clogged with thousands of cars. So, wondering which are the areas with the slowest traffic caused by congestion? Or maybe which are the cities with the worst rush hours? NAVTEQ has conducted a study to find the answers to the two aforementioned questions and it has revealed that New York is by far the most congested city in North America. At the opposite pole, we'll find Atlanta and Houston, two locations where those behind the wheel also have the chance to press the throttle pedal for a second or two. The slowest freeway is the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, followed by Washington Bridge and Autoroute 15 in Montreal. The top 10 is closed by State highway 366 in Dallas and Don Valley Parkway in Toronto. Freeways with the Slowest Typical Rush Hour
1. New York City – Brooklyn Battery TUNL NB
2. New York City – Washington BRG EB
3. Montreal – AUT-15EB
4. Philadelphia – US-202 SB
5. Montreal – RTE-138 WB
6. New York City – Washington BRG WB
7. Los Angeles – 1-10EB
8. Boston – US-1 NB
9. Dallas – TX-366 EB
10. Toronto – Don Valley PKWY NB
US Cities with the Worst Rush Hours
1. New York
2. Washington D.C.
3. San Francisco
4. Seattle
5. Los Angeles
6. Philadelphia
7. Chicago
8. Dallas-Ft.Worth
9. Atlanta
10. Houston


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