"Surprise: Traffic is bad in Los Angeles.
That's the upshot of the fifth annual Traffic Index report released Tuesday by GPS manufacturer TomTom, which found that Los Angeles is the most congested city in the United States, ahead of San Francisco, Honolulu, New York and Seattle.
According to the study, Los Angeles had an overall congestion level of 39 percent in 2014, up from the 2013 level of 36 percent. The average congestion level in the 10 worst cities in the country was 30 percent.
The situation is much worse during rush hour, when Los Angeles' congestion level jumps to 80 percent, also the highest in the nation."
I've lived in L.A. for more than 25 years. Thanks to the L.A. City Council, Los Angeles is #1 in the nation, in poverty and traffic. Thanks for nothing. After more than 25 years of increased local and state government, the only good thing about L.A. is the weather. And me.