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How Congestion Is Pushing U.S. Cities Farther Apart shows New maps

Travelers Today       By    Staff Reporter

Updated: Mar 16, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

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How Congestion Is Pushing U.S. Cities Farther Apart shows New maps

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The U.S. Travel Association distributed a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems to the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee ahead of the panel's Wednesday hearing, titled "Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs."

Known as "cartograms," the maps utilize INRIX "Roadway Analytics - Speed Archive" data to illustrate how congestion is impacting travel times between major U.S. cities-giving policymakers a glimpse of how underinvestment in infrastructure is reducing travel mobility and slowing down America's economy.

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