15 U.S. Cities With the Worst Traffic

The biggest business and entertainment centers of the United States typically have the most traffic—especially during dreaded “rush hour.” We all know the pain of being stuck in a traffic jam, but in these areas, delayed commutes are pretty much a normal way of life. For those of us who find ourselves quick to lay on the horn and shout at strangers, it might be worth finding somewhere a little more laid back to vacation or live. And if you must visit one of these 15 capitals of congestion, research the road rules ahead of time! 

1 of 15 Washington, D.C.

There’s always something happening in the nation’s capital, and commuters regularly file into and out of the city via Interstates 66, 95, and the Capital Beltway. Despite a well-oiled public transportation system, the congestion is real. Every year, this center of government ranks at the top of INRIX’s Global Traffic Scorecard.

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