LA commuters have it bad, says study

Report finds LA to be second worst in the country for traffic congestion
  • Los Angeles comes in second place in a national report ranking longest commute times and worst individual roads.
  • Los Angeles commuters waste 80 per year in traffic, just behind DC's 82 hours.
  • The reports authors say that commute times and gasoline wasted from stop-and-go traffic will only continue to worsen.

If you live in the Los Angeles area and commute to work, you’re not imagining that you are spending more time behind the wheel. Even though there’s solace in the fact that LA is not the worst in the country, it does come in second place, edged out by DC.