Study: Traffic here better than in most big cities

August 26, 2015 6:54 PM

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Study: Traffic here better than in most big cities

For motorists stuck in traffic on the Schuylkill Expressway or I-95, it may be of little comfort, but highway congestion in the Philadelphia region isn't as bad as in many other urban areas.

The latest data in an annual "urban mobility scorecard," compiled by national researchers, shows the Philadelphia metro area ranks 22nd in yearly delay per commuter, 25th in slow-moving rush-hour traffic, 26th in congestion cost per commuter, and 18th in excess fuel used because of congestion.

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