The Worst Traffic In The World Is In These 9 Cities

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This t-shirt will hopefully save lives on the road... Image GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Traffic is a serious issue facing the planet at the moment, what with the amount of air pollution it produces and the contribution to global warming through the emission of carbon dioxide. Plus its utter shit to be stuck in it.

A recent study by Transportation analytics firm Inrix looked at the world’s congestion and came up with the top nine worst places for traffic. London made the cut, obviously.


   

9

PARIS

The city of lovers apparently had a lot of car sex, because they were stuck in le autocar for 65 hours.

This picture taken on November 24, 2016 shows evening traffic moving away from and towards the Arc de Triomphe along the Champs Elysees in Paris. / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ

8

ATLANTA

This southern state got 71 hours in gridlock.

7

LONDON

The big smoke was in traffic for 73 hours total last year. Tsk, tsk.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 22: Traffic queues up as it passes near the Olympic Park at Leyton. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

6

SAO PAULO

77 hours? Nossa!

5

BOGOTA 

The capital of Colombia may have quelled the drug problem, but they can’t stop traffic. 80 hours.

4

SAN FRANCISCO

The city that brings you free love and the Castro, was in traffic for 83 fucking hours. 

3

NEW YORK

Fugget about it. 89 hours? Normal. 

The afternoon traffic is seen at the intersection of 52nd Street and the Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan on November 04, 2014 in New York. AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV

2

MOSCOW

Coming in at second place is this Russian city with 91 hours. 

1

LOS ANGELES 

LA is as famous for its terrible traffic as it is for all the terrible actors that live there.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Traffic on the northbound and southbound lanes of the 110 Harbor Freeway starts to stack up during rush hour traffic on February 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, United States. According to a report, traffic congestion was the second-worst in the country in the greater Los Angeles area. An average commuter spent 61 hours delayed in traffic during 2011. The cost of the wasted time and gas is about $1,300 per commuter according to a report. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Loaded staff writer Danielle De La Bastide has lived all over the planet and written for BuzzFeed, Thought Catalog as well as print publications throughout the Caribbean.