Top 10 Urban Congested Area Rankings: 2014

by hours of delay per car commuter
Rank Urban Area
1 Washington, DC-VA-MD
2 Los Angeles, CA
3 San Francisco, CA
4 New York, NY-NJ
5 Boston, MA-NH-RI
6 Seattle, WA
7 Chicago, IL-IN
8 Houston, TX
9 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
10 Atlanta, GA
Average of 471 urban areas
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Notes:

Ranks include very large geographic areas only. The methodology was updated to reflect more comprehensive data collection efforts for each of the 471 U.S. urban areas.

Sources:

As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-69, available at https://www.bts.gov/.

Last Updated: October 2017