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GCA NEWS (February 28, 2018) — Traffic congestion in Tennessee’s four largest cities ranks in the worst half of the nation and costs Tennesseans more than $1.7 billion annually, according to a new report compiled by nonpartisan think tank ThinkTennessee.

Using the latest data from the INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard, ThinkTennessee found that Nashville drivers spend nearly a full work week (33 hours) sitting in traffic and lose an average of $1,469 each year to congestion-related costs – an increase of $161 compared to last year. Chattanooga traffic also got more expensive, with drivers’ now forfeiting nearly three workdays (21 hours) and nearly $950 to congestion delays.

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