Los Angeles area traffic was not the worst in the nation in 2020, report says

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- For the first time in decades, the Los Angeles area did not have the worst traffic in the U.S. during 2020, according to a newly released report.

The change was mostly attributed to businesses being shut down and more people working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the annual Texas A&M Urban Mobility Report, the New York-Newark area was the most congested.

The Los Angeles area was ranked No. 2.

Individually, drivers in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim area spent about 46 hours in traffic last year, down from about 119 hours two years ago.
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