Table 1-60. Annual Person-Hours of Delay Per Eligible DriverR

Table 1-60. Annual Person-Hours of Delay Per Eligible DriverR

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Urban area 1982 1986 1990 1992 1995 1996 1997 % change Short-term 1992-1997 % change Long-term 1982-1997
% Rank % Rank
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 3 7 7 8 9 8 14 55 700 12
Albuquerque, NM 4 9 15 18 31 34 39 117 6 875 8
Atlanta, GA 16 33 27 30 53 61 68 127 4 325 39
Austin, TX 11 18 20 29 38 40 53 83 15 382 32
Bakersfield, CA 1 3 5 6 7 8 8 33 41 700 12
Baltimore, MD 13 20 36 33 44 45 47 42 35 262 45
Beaumont, TX 1 3 5 7 10 8 12 71 19 1,100 3
Boston, MA 19 32 43 48 61 64 66 38 39 247 47
Boulder, CO 1 2 3 4 5 5 6 50 31 500 22
Brownsville, TX 1 1 3 3 4 4 3 0 64 200 52
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 2 3 5 5 7 7 7 40 38 250 46
Charlotte, NC 9 11 22 24 28 30 41 71 19 356 36
Chicago, IL-Northwestern, IN 13 26 31 34 38 41 44 29 44 238 48
Cincinnati, OH-KY 5 8 18 21 26 28 31 48 33 520 19
Cleveland, OH 2 4 9 10 16 19 20 100 8 900 5
Colorado Springs, CO 2 4 6 10 14 14 16 60 25 700 12
Columbus, OH 3 6 16 17 26 26 30 76 18 900 5
Corpus Christi, TX 6 6 6 6 6 7 8 33 41 33 68
Dallas, TX 15 35 35 39 49 49 58 49 32 287 41
Denver, CO 10 15 22 28 40 43 45 61 23 350 38
Detroit, MI 23 30 48 52 53 58 62 19 51 170 55
El Paso, TX-NM 2 4 7 11 12 10 12 9 56 500 22
Eugene-Springfield, OR 1 2 3 4 4 6 8 100 8 700 12
Fort Worth, TX 8 18 23 24 32 34 38 58 26 375 33
Fresno, CA 7 11 20 15 15 15 19 27 47 171 54
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood-Pompano Beach, FL 5 9 11 22 26 27 31 41 36 520 19
Hartford-Middletown, CT 6 14 25 23 18 20 23 0 64 283 42
Honolulu, HI 14 20 25 29 30 29 29 0 64 107 63
Houston, TX 37 40 35 36 40 47 58 61 23 57 67
Indianapolis, IN 3 7 11 16 44 46 52 225 1 1633 1
Jacksonville, FL 11 14 21 23 31 35 35 52 29 218 51
Kansas City, MO-KS 3 6 11 11 20 24 28 155 3 833 9
Laredo, TX 2 2 2 2 5 6 6 200 2 200 52
Las Vegas, NV 7 11 28 23 35 37 34 48 33 386 31
Los Angeles, CA 41 61 79 79 79 81 82 4 60 100 64
Louisville, KY-IN 4 7 11 24 32 37 40 67 21 900 5
Memphis, TN-AR-MS 4 5 10 15 26 28 29 93 10 625 17
Miami-Hialeah, FL 22 29 48 54 54 50 57 6 59 159 56
Milwaukee, WI 5 8 15 21 28 26 25 19 51 400 30
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 4 8 15 18 27 28 34 89 11 750 11
Nashville, TN 8 13 22 21 36 39 46 119 5 475 27
New Orleans, LA 12 20 24 24 28 26 25 4 60 108 62
New York, NY-Northeastern, NJ 15 22 31 27 32 34 38 41 36 153 57
Norfolk, VA 9 17 22 22 26 32 34 55 28 278 43
Oklahoma City, OK 2 4 8 10 13 16 18 80 17 800 10
Omaha, NE-IA 5 9 18 24 30 33 31 29 44 520 19
Orlando, FL 9 15 14 27 30 35 41 52 29 356 36
Philadelphia, PA-NJ 16 20 21 21 23 26 27 29 49 69 65
Phoenix, AZ 16 25 29 28 28 33 35 25 50 119 60
Pittsburgh, PA 6 9 13 13 15 15 15 15 54 150 59
Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA 9 18 27 38 50 55 52 37 40 478 26
Providence-Pawtucket, RI-MA 5 10 20 16 20 22 21 31 43 320 40
Rochester, NY 1 2 6 7 10 11 11 57 27 1,000 4
Sacramento, CA 8 14 33 30 35 40 38 27 47 375 33
Salem, OR 1 3 6 8 11 12 15 88 12 1,400 2
Salt Lake City, UT 3 3 8 14 22 24 23 64 22 667 16
San Antonio, TX 7 19 12 14 21 24 26 86 13 271 44
San Bernardino-Riverside, CA 7 21 38 43 47 50 47 9 56 571 18
San Diego, CA 6 18 34 35 35 36 36 3 62 500 22
San Francisco-Oakland, CA 35 56 62 58 59 60 58 0 64 66 66
San Jose, CA 14 28 49 48 47 47 45 -6 68 221 50
Seattle-Everett, WA 21 36 53 68 61 62 69 1 63 229 49
Spokane, WA 2 4 5 6 7 9 11 83 15 450 29
St. Louis, MO-IL 11 16 24 28 50 50 52 86 13 373 35
Tacoma, WA 5 13 29 27 26 26 29 7 58 480 25
Tampa, FL 19 24 28 35 40 39 41 17 53 116 61
Tucson, AZ 5 5 13 13 18 20 28 115 7 460 28
Washington, DC-MD-VA 30 45 58 60 70 76 76 27 47 153 57

KEY: R = revised.

NOTES: An eligible driver is someone 16 years of age and older who is eligible for a driver's license.The cities shown represent the 50 largest metropolitan areas, as well as others chosen by the states sponsoring the Texas Transportation Institute study on mobility. Due to changes in methodology, data for all years shown were revised. For a detailed explanation of the formulas used, see the source document.

SOURCE: 1982-97: Texas Transportation Institute, The 1999 Annual Urban Mobility Report (College Station, TX: 1999), table 4.