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Sitting in traffic that never seems to end.
Well there's a new report out showing that Americans spent five and a half billion hours in traffic last year alone.
And the cost of that wasted time.
100 in 21 billion boxes that.
-- man time is money I guess.
Dollars per commuter -- year.
-- some of you can say I seconds or -- it's not a problem but your time is money and that of course can you really quantify it but Texas and -- transportation index that put this together and they found.
They're only a 2011 can you imagine what 2012 was.
That a 121.
Billion dollars in lost time in -- gasoline lost money.
Any -- can come together to equal that you all are sitting in traffic and it could be really affecting your life in a negative what.
Yeah you know I grew up in Los Angeles which is gridlock central room and I remember army led to get out of bed at 3 in the morning be on the road by four.
-- you were -- -- you're never gonna get there.
Speaking of LA it comes -- -- not number one but number two on the list of worst.
And guess what comes in number one.
A place where gridlock is somewhat well known and that would be Washington DC now what does that mean for a thirty minute trip you have to -- three hours in advance.
Can you imagine -- -- for the rest of us the average was for a twenty minute trip -- would leave an hour in advance especially if you didn't want to miss a meeting.
The appointment say it's an important -- -- appointment.
You've built in that time that's time that you lost not being able to work on other things.
And of course what does it lead to the questions about how can we improve this whether it's better public transportation.
Or a move closer to where -- work you know.
I think has very -- public transportation subways I took the train every day's only half an hour.
Well what it would take me forever by jumped in my claw our -- -- can imagine that as wonderful transport system as New York has.
It came man for actually get it came in fourth behind San Francisco.
Which any of us who've never lived there I mean you've got the paper you've got all kinds of problems at tenderloin district forget that you can play around -- Francisco everything's a one way street.
Number six Boston to me the worst traffic store -- drive anything going in and out and of course the big -- held up for so many years all of the traffic but.
If you're wondering if you're cities in there.
We have to number six -- Houston five was Boston rather Atlanta comes in at seven we have Chicago eight Philadelphia sign that.
Which ones -- good way at the bottom of the list.
-- -- -- still not -- -- given -- home I love Pensacola back and you know live closer worked at the answered well that becomes lifestyle change but you don't want to waste your life in your car unless -- from LA and -- all of fancy cars but that that became the issue -- everybody in -- let's -- driver less cars mean -- our -- other coming out of those who is clearly.
Think you sell mine shaft with -- -- car.
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