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United States of America traffic

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Cities (80)

Country RankWorld RankCityTime lost per yearCongestion level 2021Change from 2019Change from 2020
1New York80 hours
35%
2%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
9%
35% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
2Los Angeles75 hours
33%
9%
21% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
6%
22% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
3Miami64 hours
28%
3%
10% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%
22% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
4Baton Rouge62 hours
27%
1%
4% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
7%
35% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
5San Francisco59 hours
26%
10%
28% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%
24% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
6Chicago55 hours
24%
4%
14% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
7%
41% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
7Honolulu52 hours
23%
5%
18% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
21% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
8Seattle52 hours
23%
8%
26% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
21% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
9Riverside52 hours
23%
3%
12% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
21% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
10Philadelphia50 hours
22%
2%
8% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%
29% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
11Atlanta48 hours
21%
5%
19% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
24% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
12Tampa48 hours
21%
3%
12% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
13Cape Coral-Fort Myers48 hours
21%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
14New Orleans48 hours
21%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
24% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
15Washington48 hours
21%
8%
28% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
24% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
16Houston46 hours
20%
4%
17% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
17Charleston46 hours
20%
2%
9% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
18% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
18McAllen46 hours
20%
1%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
19Portland46 hours
20%
6%
23% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
20Fresno46 hours
20%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
21Austin46 hours
20%
7%
26% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
22Sacramento46 hours
20%
5%
20% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
23Boise46 hours
20%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
24Bakersfield46 hours
20%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
25San Diego46 hours
20%
6%
23% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
18% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
26Las Vegas46 hours
20%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
27Boston43 hours
19%
7%
27% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
27% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
28Orlando43 hours
19%
3%
14% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
12% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
29Nashville43 hours
19%
7%
27% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
27% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
30San Jose43 hours
19%
14%
42% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2020
31Tucson41 hours
18%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
32Providence41 hours
18%
2%
10% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
29% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
33Denver41 hours
18%
5%
22% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
20% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
34Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura39 hours
17%
1%
6% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
21% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
35Pittsburgh39 hours
17%
4%
19% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
21% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
36Albuquerque39 hours
17%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
21% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
37Dallas-Fort Worth39 hours
17%
2%
11% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
31% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
38Greenville39 hours
17%
1%
6% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
21% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
39Virginia Beach39 hours
17%
1%
6% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
31% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
40Colorado Springs36 hours
16%
1%
6% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
14% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
41San Antonio36 hours
16%
3%
16% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
23% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
42Jacksonville36 hours
16%
1%
6% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
23% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
43New Haven36 hours
16%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
33% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
44El Paso36 hours
16%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
33% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
45Salt Lake City34 hours
15%
4%
21% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
15% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
46Charlotte34 hours
15%
4%
21% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
15% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
47Baltimore34 hours
15%
5%
25% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
48Oklahoma City34 hours
15%
1%
7% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
49Phoenix34 hours
15%
3%
17% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
15% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
50Louisville34 hours
15%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
36% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
51Allentown32 hours
14%
1%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
27% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
52Cincinnati32 hours
14%
2%
12% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
53Tulsa32 hours
14%
1%
8% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
27% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
54Memphis32 hours
14%
1%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
27% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
55Worcester32 hours
14%
1%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%
56% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
56Birmingham32 hours
14%
4%
22% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
57Raleigh32 hours
14%
4%
22% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
58Grand Rapids29 hours
13%
3%
19% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
30% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
59Detroit29 hours
13%
3%
19% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
18% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
60Buffalo29 hours
13%
2%
13% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
30% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
61Omaha-Council Bluffs29 hours
13%
1%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
30% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
62Hartford29 hours
13%
4%
24% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
18% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
63Knoxville29 hours
13%
1%
8% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
30% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
64Columbia29 hours
13%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
30% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
65Columbus29 hours
13%
3%
19% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
18% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
66Indianapolis27 hours
12%
2%
14% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
33% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
67Milwaukee25 hours
11%
2%
15% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
22% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
68Rochester25 hours
11%
3%
21% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
10% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
69Albany25 hours
11%
5%
31% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
10% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
70St. Louis25 hours
11%
3%
21% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
22% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
71Cleveland23 hours
10%
2%
17% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
72Richmond23 hours
10%
2%
17% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
73Minneapolis23 hours
10%
7%
41% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
74Dayton23 hours
10%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
75Kansas City23 hours
10%
2%
17% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
76Little Rock23 hours
10%
1%
9% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
77Syracuse23 hours
10%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
78Akron23 hours
10%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
25% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
79Winston-Salem20 hours
9%
3%
25% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
80Greensboro-High Point18 hours
8%
1%
11% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
14% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020

Average number of traffic anomalies in 2021

Days with the congestion lower or higher more than two times in comparison with respective days in 2019.

20days
6 days of
high traffic
14 days of
low traffic

Day with the highest traffic congestion

Day with the highest traffic congestion

February
10
Wednesday
62%
Reached in
Cincinnati

Changes in congestion level month on month

Explore how congestion changed across the months in 2020 and 2021 when compared to the same month in 2019. Results show the number of cities affected.

increase in congestion
no change in congestion
decrease in congestion
  • 2021 vs 2019
  • 2020 vs 2019

MONTHLY CHANGES IN CITIES

Check how the monthly congestion level changed in 2021 in comparison to 2019.

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D
increased in 2021
decreased in 2021
New York
3 months
9 months
Los Angeles
0 months
12 months
Miami
3 months
9 months
Baton Rouge
9 months
3 months
San Francisco
0 months
12 months
Chicago
0 months
12 months
Honolulu
0 months
12 months
Seattle
0 months
12 months
Riverside
2 months
10 months
Philadelphia
0 months
12 months

Biggest decrease

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WORKING DAYS VS WEEKENDS

What did the traffic look like during the working days and weekends when compared to 2019?

working day
weekend

Shift in rush hours

What were the rush hour timings across different cities from 2019 to 2021? What changed over the years.

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AM peak
PM peak

Difference in rush hours

How congested was United States of America during rush hour throughout 2021 in comparison to 2020 and 2019?

AM peak
PM peak

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