- Major delay
- Minor delay
- No delay
Travel times and speeds are based on trip data anonymously collected from drivers within the larger metropolitan area (“metro”) throughout the complete road network — including fast roads and highways crossing this area.
Hourly speed and travel time per 10 km
- Last 48 hours
- Last 7 days
Chicago traffic in 2022
Travel time increased in Chicago last year. The data suggests that average time it took to travel 10 km increased by 40 s.
Travel times and speeds are based on worldwide trip data spanning 543 billion (109) km anonymously collected during the year from drivers within the larger metropolitan area (“metro”) or a 5 km radius from the center (“city center”) throughout the complete road network — including fast roads and highways crossing this area.
World rank 2022 95
Which was the worst day to travel through Chicago in 2022?
The cost of driving in rush hour
What was the yearly cost of driving in Chicago during rush hour? How much time did you spend driving, and how did it affect your finances and the environment?
Driving patterns in Chicago
What did travel times look like over a week in Chicago? When was it best to avoid driving? At what points did we use the most fuel and emit the most CO2?
- Travel time
Which day of the week had the worst rush hour?
5 PM - 6 PM
How busy was Chicago during rush hour?
Let's take a closer look at rush hour. How much extra time was spent idling in traffic? What was the average speed?
Weekday rush hour
How much additional time was spent in the car during rush hour in Chicago?
- Optimal travel time
- Extra travel time
How much extra time did we spend driving in rush hours over the year?
82 hours = 3 days, 10 hours
Average speed in rush hour
How fast can you drive in Chicago during rush hour?
How does the city compare to the whole country?
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