You’re not imagining it: DC commutes getting worse

Americans now back to pre-recession driving habits
  • Americans are back to their pre-recession driving habits.
  • Washington, DC, is the worst in the nation for time spent commuting.
  • Even though gas is cheap, the average commuter unnecessarily spends $960 a year on wasted fuel.

According to the 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, compiled by traffic information and driver services provider INRIX and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, DC drivers waste the most time due to traffic congestion. In the area of our nation’s capitol, commuters each waste an average of 82 hours a year stuck in traffic.