Austin Among 10 Worst Cities For Traffic

I just saw a story from Yahoo talking about the 10 US cities with the worst traffic, and Austin comes in at number 4 (ahead of even New York City).

The story details what all of us know.  For more than a decade, Austin has been among the fastest growing cities in the country,  but there hasn’t been a corresponding increase in road infrastructure to keep up with our growing population.  The result was a “congestion score” that was over three times the national average.

I’m not really surprised by the finding that Austin is among the worst cities for traffic.  But I am shocked that neither Houston nor Dallas made the list.  I’ve driven in both of them during rush hour, and I’d take Austin every day of the week.

 

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