Report Puts Twin Cities Traffic 16th Worst In U.S.

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Traffic in the Twin Cities is the 16th worst in the country, according to new data from the global traffic-tracking firm INRIX. Their annual "Traffic Scorecard Report" shows traffic volumes were up 17 percent in Minneapolis and St. Paul from 2012 to 2013 and drivers spent 24-and-a-half-hours sitting in traffic jams. That figure is up by four hours from 2012. The worst hours to be on area highways are Tuesdays from 8 to 9 a.m. and Friday from 5 to 6 p.m.