The World’s Worst Cities For Traffic Congestion: Infographic

Most of the cities ranked worst for sitting in traffic are in emerging markets. The world’s most congested city is Mumbai, India followed by Bogota, Colombia and Lima, Peru. Among the developed world cities in the list are London, Paris, Rome and New York. Being stuck for hours in traffic not only has a huge negative economic impact but also causes stress and other health conditions and of course waste of productive time and increased pollution levels. At a higher level, high congestion points to failure of public policies in terms of unplanned or reckless development without regard to population levels, infrastructure and the environment.

The following chart shows the world’s worst cities for traffic congestion:

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Source: RFE/RL

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