U.S. Highway Congestion Has Dropped 62% Since 2007 [Headlines]
70% of the 100 most congested cities in America have seen a decline or no change in congestion levels.
A recent report from INRIX shows a whooping 62% decline in highway traffic congestion since 2007. Of the 100 most congested cities in America, 70% saw a decline or no change in congestion. Researchers reason that rising fuel prices and the lingering effects of the 2007 Recession have meant less drivers on the road. Business Insider