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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Eugene traffic delays are the third best for similarly sized U.S. cities.

According to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Urban Mobility Report , Eugene commuters spent 13 hours stuck in traffic in 2011. That compared favorably with the 23 hours that motorists from small U.S. cities spent on average stuck in traffic — and with the 27 extra hours that Salem drivers spent in congestion.

Salem’s traffic was the 66th-worst among the report’s 101 intensively studied urban areas. Only three similarly sized, “small” cities had worse delays.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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