I didn’t realize our traffic congestion had improved.
For at least 12 years, the traffic report Urban Mobility ranked Atlanta’s congestion as the nation’s worst or near it, writes AJC reporter Ariel Hart.
But driven by new GPS data, the authors of Urban Mobility say Atlanta actually has the nation’s 10th worst traffic, not its third-worst, Hart reports.
And in 2009, Atlanta’s average commuter wasted only 44 hours a year in traffic jams — down half a dozen hours from previous estimates, Hart writes.
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