Study: Baton Rouge traffic 3rd worst among mid-sized cities
BATON ROUGE - A new study ranks Baton Rouge traffic third worst in the country among mid-sized cities.
The study released Wednesday was conducted by INRIX, a company providing traffic information online and on mobile devices.
The study finds Baton Rouge residents on average lose $1,262 a year in lost time and fuel. Drivers on average spend 47 hours a year sitting in traffic losing 25 gallons of fuel a year.
The study concluded traffic has gotten worse across the country as the economy recovers from the recession.
The study defines a mid-sized city as one having between 500,000 to 1 million people. Among all cities in the country, Baton Rouge is Ranked twenty-third for having the worst traffic.