TOP-10 cities having the worst traffic congestion in the world
- 14 June 2019
Traffic congestion has continued to increase over the past decade with almost 75 percent of cities in the index reporting increased or stable levels of congestion between 2017 and 2018, APA reports citing Weforum.
TomTom Company has released its 2018 Traffic Index which highlights congestion levels in 403 cities in 56 countries.
Mumbai recorded the highest congestion levels of any city last year and commuters there can expect to spend an average of 65 percent extra travel time stuck in traffic.
The Colombian capital of Bogota comes second with 63 percent congestion while Lima comes third with 58 percent. India comes in again in fourth place with drivers in New Delhi needing 58 percent more travel time. Moscow leads Europein traffic jams and drivers underway in the Russian time can expect an extra 57 percent of travel time stuck in gridlock.
In the United States, Los Angeles has the worst congestion levels but they are still far less than the cities in this infographic at 41 percent.