TomTom has released the results of its latest Congestion Index, which measures traffic congestion in North American cities between July and September 2013. The fourth Congestion Index examines the congestion in 57 metropolitan areas with a population of more than 950,000. Take a look at the top 10 worst cities for traffic:
15. New Orleans -- Average congestion level: 22 percent (meaning that commuters are sitting in traffic 22 percent of the time overall)
Morning peak: 30 percent
Evening peak: 51 percent
14. Portland, Ore. -- Average congestion level: 22 percent
Morning peak: 31 percent
Evening rush: 58 percent
13. Washington, D.C. -- Average congestion level: 24 percent
Morning peak: 41 percent
Evening peak: 54 percent
12. Miami -- Average congestion level: 24 percent
Morning peak: 42 percent
Evening peak: 50 percent
11. Montreal -- Average congestion level: 26 percent
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