Fact #361: February 28, 2005
Fuel Wasted by Congestion
The Texas Transportation Institute studies congestion in 85 urban areas throughout the United States each year. According to their latest study, the amount of fuel wasted due to congestion grew to 74 gallons per traveler in 2002, a total of 5.7 billion gallons of fuel.
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Source: Texas Transportation Institute, The 2004 Urban Mobility Report, September 2004.