Traffic congestion cost the Nashville region more than $1 billion in 2014.
That’s according to a report released Wednesday by Texas A&M’s Transportation Institute.
Nashville commuters spent nearly 39 million hours in morning and afternoon rush hour traffic delays last year, according to the report. The same measure in 2010 totaled 34.8 million hours lost due to rush hour congestion.
During rush hour, Nashville drivers take 20 percent longer on the roads than they would at non-peak hours of the day.
The report finds the average commuter in Nashville lost (continue reading at Nashville Business Journal)