Congested freeways and long commutes are something that Los Angeles have begrudgingly come to expect on a daily basis, so we weren’t surprise to hear that L.A. has reclaimed its spot on top as the worst city for traffic according to a new report.
The study conducted by INRIX, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, revealed that the average driver wasted approximately 60 hours stuck in traffic in 2012; that’s two and a half days you’re spending going no where in your car.
It was also revealed to CBS LA that “Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons are the worst days of the week for traffic in LA,” according to Jim Bak, the co-author of the INRIX Traffic Scorecard.
The traffic scorecard pinpointed the worst hour of traffic being on Fridays at 5 p.m. when it takes an average of one hour to get home. Not surprisingly, the worst stretch of freeway for traffic is the southbound 405 Freeway where the 8.1-mile stretch from Nordhoff St. to Mulholland Dr. takes 51 minutes on Tuesday mornings between 8-9 a.m.
So we want to know from our K-EARTH listeners, how long is your daily commute to and from work? Are you spending more time stuck in traffic than it actually takes to get to your destination?
Tell us about your commute in the poll below, and make sure to crank up the tunes on K-EARTH 101 in the car to help make your commute a little more bearable!