Figure 1 - Annual Hours of Congestion Delay per Person by Metropolitan Area Size

Figure 1 - Annual Hours of Congestion Delay per Person by Metropolitan Area Size

(Hours)

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Year Very large Large Medium Small
1982 15 8 5 2
1987 26 16 10 3
1992 33 23 16 5
1999 41 34 26 10

KEY: Very large = over 3 million; Large = over 1 million-30 million; Medium = over 500,000-1 million; Small = 500,000 or less.

SOURCE: D. Shrank and T. Lomax, The 2001 Urban Mobility Report (College Station, TX: Texas Transportation Institute, 2001).