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Annual Cost of Traffic Congestion Per Auto Commuter
Year: 2011; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: $0 - $1,300       $0$144$289$433$578$722$867$1.0K$1.1K$1.3K
                  
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2011 $1,153 Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2011 $1,300 Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2011 $1,281 Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2011 $1,018 Barchart image
                  
        $0$144$289$433$578$722$867$1.0K$1.1K$1.3K

Definition: Dollar value of travel delay and extra fuel consumed in traffic congestion annually per peak traveler (private vehicle drivers and passengers who typically travel in the peak periods).

Notes: Includes only "urban area" of metro area, defined as those areas with population density over 1,000 people per square mile.

Source: Texas Transportation Institute, "2012 Urban Annual Mobility Report" http://mobility.tamu.edu/ums/