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Which Florida city has the worst traffic?

Posted at 9:32 AM, Mar 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-23 09:40:05-04

Los Angeles traffic is the worst, and we've got bad news — it doesn't look like it's going to get any better. 

In the U.S., LA topped the annual traffic index released by navigation system company TomTom for a second year in a row.  

And things have supposedly gotten worse for infamous LA traffic. The TomTom rankings showed a 2-percent increase in congestion level from last year. 

The only Florida city to make the top 10 was Miami, which ranked No. 7.

San Francisco and New York, which ranked second and third on the list, respectively, also saw 2-percent increases in congestion. 

It's not until we get to No. 6, Honolulu, on the U.S. list that a city actually improved its congestion levels from last year. 

Still, LA drivers should be a little thankful — things could be worse. LA ranked 10th in world rankings.

Among the U.S. highlights:

* The full Top 10 ranking for most congested big cities: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, San Jose, Honolulu, Miami, Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., and Chicago.

* Fast-growing cities in the South also ranked high, including Houston (11th on the overall congestion list), Atlanta (13), Tampa (15), Orlando (16), Baton Rouge, La. (18), Nashville (19) and Austin (21).

* Cities enjoying the smoothest commutes were Midwest mainstays: Kansas City, Indianapolis, Omaha-Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Dayton, Ohio.

Mexico City took home the trophy nobody wants as having the worst traffic in the world. Bangkok, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro and Moscow rounded out the top five world rankings. 

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