The competing Tom Tom navigation company ranks Seattle the fourth most congested area in the United States, in its yearly Traffic Index update released Monday.
Third place in the 2016 ranking went to New York City, and the top five also includes San Francisco and Bogota. On average, United States-based drivers were noted to spend 42 hours stuck in congested hours during peak periods.
"Gas prices haven't increased that much over the previous year or two, " Bob Pishue, senior economist at INRIX and a co-author of the study, told USA Today.
The U.S. accounted for 11 of the top 25 cities worldwide with the worst traffic congestion.
The company said countries are ranked by a weighted average of their cities' peak hours spent in traffic congestion a year ago. Los Angeles ranked No. 1, where motorists spent more than 100 hours in traffic previous year. But congestion has eased a bit since city officials introduced new parking rules.
Traffic congestion in 2016 cost USA drivers almost $300 billion and averaged a cost of $1,400 per driver.
In 2016, drivers wasted 72 hours per person on average picking their ways through that stretch.
The next two countries on the list are not even close to Thailand's numbers but still have enough congested traffic to be second on the list.
When freight carriers lose time and money in traffic, 90% of those costs "get pushed onto households through higher prices for goods and services" Pishue says. In Los Angeles, the average driver saw a loss of $2,408.
According to Inrix, Miami's monolithic wall of rush-hour cars is costing the city $3.6 billion per year - more than all but four cities in the nation. NYC had the top daytime congestion on arterials and city streets, while San Francisco ranked first during peak times. Its traffic congestion has worsened, but it's been moving down the ranking over the past few years as other global cities experience more acute traffic problems. It also utilized "market-specific criteria that affect traffic", including construction and road closures, real-time incidents, sporting and entertainment events, weather forecasts and school schedules.
A spokesman for the aid organisation said there were still bodies floating out at sea as the agency had no way of retrieving them. The EU itself describes Libya as "unsafe" and systematic violence towards refugees and migrants has been widely documented.
The weather was rough enough to force the cancellation of one of two scheduled "Not My Presidents Day" rallies in San Francisco. Pennington County Republicans rallied directly across the street from those opposing President Donald Trump.
The Jewish Community Center in Albuquerque was evacuated Monday morning after it received a bomb threat via telephone. The facility was last evacuated January 31, following a "non-credible" threat, and then reopened later the same day.
Private family services for Libby were held at Delphi United Methodist Church on Sunday, Feb. 19 starting at 2 p.m. On Saturday, a large crowd filled Delphi Community High School for a memorial honoring the two girls.
Clark had previously contacted GM President Dan Ammann to express concern over the future of Opel's United Kingdom plants. GM had pledged "renewed actions" to restore its European business to profitability before news of the talks broke.
After ditching the Iron game piece a few years back, Hasbro has shaken up Monopoly again by getting rid of the Thimble token. Hasbro hasn't yet announced what token will replace it, as final results are due to be revealed in March.
They are trying to sure up the emergency spillway and decrease water levels at Oroville Dam before Thursday's expected rainfall. The damage occurred even though the spillway was created to handle much more water than the amount that overflowed.
Revenue rose 1 per cent to $130.9-billion, with the depreciation of the Mexican peso to the USA dollar curbing growth. The retailer posted its third straight quarter of double-digit online growth, helping boost their holiday business.
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AT&T opens unlimited data to all customers
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Spain's Princess Cristina cleared of corruption charges
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United Kingdom woman's 150-year-old wedding dress recovered
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