Damn This Traffic Jam
The Texas Travel Institute at Texas A&M has just released its long-awaited (?) 2007 Urban Mobility Report, and it says what anyone who drives in Dallas and the surrounding 'burbs already knows: Traffic suuuuucks. Says here folks in the DFW are delayed by congestion some 58 hours per year, which puts us fifth on the list of the damn-damn-damned.
We're also wasting nearly 40 gallons of gas annual, each of us, which puts us at No. 7 on the list. And it takes 27 minutes to drive 20 minutes' worth of distance, so adjust your travel plans accordingly. --Robert Wilonsky
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Dallas, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.