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2010 Annual Mobility Report
The 2010 Annual Mobility Report is available from the Texas Transportation Institute.
Highlights quoted in the press release include:
"--Congestion costs continue to rise: measured in constant 2009 dollars, the cost of congestion has risen from $24 billion in 1982 to $115 billion in 2009.
--The total amount of wasted fuel in 2009 topped 3.9 billion gallons - equal to 130 days of flow in the Alaska Pipeline.
--Cost to the average commuter: $808 in 2009, compared to an inflation-adjusted $351 in 1982.
--Yearly peak delay for the average commuter was 34 hours in 2009, up from
14 hours in 1982."
The report also included eleven new urban areas.