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Seattle has North America's fifth most congested traffic, a new study has found.

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Study: Seattle Traffic Sucks 5th Worst in North America

indai.jpg
This photo is from India, but you get the point.
Seattle has North America's fifth most congested traffic, a new study has found.

Seattle May Be Aiming for Clean and Green Transit, But It's Not Convenient (and Hurts My Undercarriage)

By analyzing "trillions" of data points (our bullshit-detectors beeped on that one, but we'll report and you decide), TomTom says that between July and September this year, it took an average of 27 percent longer to get from point A to point B in Seattle than it would if roads were flowing freely.

That's lower than Los Angeles (34 percent), Vancouver, B.C. (34 percent) and San Francisco (33 percent). Honolulu, 31 percent, rounds out the Top 5 driving suck-a-thons.

We're still waiting for the full report to be released, which will tell us how much longer travel took during rush hour, but in the previous analysis, which looked at April through June, evening travel took an average of 70 percent longer than in free-flowing traffic. Ouch.

 
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