Thought your commute through Houston highways was a problem? Try living in Honolulu where according to Inrix, the island city has the worst traffic in the United States, beating out Los Angeles by 2 full hours. Drivers waste 58 hours a year on average on thick and congested roads in the city, followed by LA (56 hours), San Francisco (54 hours) and New York. Ironically, Houston was 24th on the list and Austin resided at 8th.

10. Chicago – 32.8 hours
9. Boston – 35 hours
8. Austin – 30 hours
7. Seattle – 33 hours
6. Washington, D.C. – 45 hours
5. Bridgeport, CT – 42 hours
4. New York – 57 hours
3. San Francisco – 48 hours
2. Los Angeles – 56 hours
1. Honolulu – 58 hours

Inrix also says some of the worst traffic corridors in the country include the 405 freeway in Los Angeles, from the 105 to Getty Center; a 16-mile stretch of the Long Island Expressway in New York; and three miles of the Penn Lincoln Parkway in Pittsburgh.

Also broken down by the report are the days where you should have knowledge of the worst traffic. Tuesday morning commutes are known to be the worst in the AM with the Friday after work drive being the worst in the PM. For the full methodology click here, it’s quite the interesting read. Keep all of that in mind for the future, as well as your Memorial Day plans.

[via Yahoo]

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