Traffic Congestion

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Rising Traffic Times A Sign Of Growing Economy

The latest annual study finds traffic has recovered completely since the economy tanked in 2008, and five of the 20 most congested roads in the U.S. are in the Chicago area.

08/26/2015

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Study: Chicago Area Traffic Improved Last Year

If you drive in the Chicago area, you’re going to find a recent study hard to believe.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

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Report: Chicago’s Traffic Congestion No Longer Worst, But Still Disastrous

New research says Chicago has fallen behind Washington, D.C., for having the worst traffic in the nation.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Dan Ryan Expressway

Chicago Again Has Nation’s Third Worst Traffic

If an alien civilization chooses to attack downtown, flee by all means, but avoid the Dan Ryan Expressway — particularly if the warships arrive on Friday during the rush hour.

03/09/2011

Traffic Jam

Chicago Ranked Worst In Nation For Traffic Jams

Chicago has been named the worst in the nation when it comes to traffic congestion.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011