Nashville, here’s how long you sat in traffic in 2018

Posted at 8:22 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 10:11:10-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A new study gives a good indication of how long Nashville drivers sit in traffic – enough to be ranked as one of the most congested cities in the U.S.

A new study by INRIX says Nashville is the 20th-most congested city in the country and ranks 114th in the world.

To put that in perspective, Los Angeles was ranked the fifth-most congested city in the U.S.

According to the study, Nashville drivers spent an average of 87 hours in congestion daily in 2018 – costing motorists more than $1,200.

During the worst part of the morning and afternoon rush, the average speed in Nashville is a little more than 21 mph.

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