Traffic Idling Costly
CONGESTION TALLIES ABOUT $103 MILLION
Posted: October 10, 2012 at 4:28 a.m.
Sitting in traffic costs Northwest Arkansas residents more than $103 million a year in wasted time and gas, according to a study commissioned by the Northwest Arkansas Council.
At A Glance
Stuck in Traffic
Cost of traffic congestion is calculated using the amount of time delay and excess fuel consumption based on an hourly rate of $20.50 per hour.
Source: Texas Transportation Institute
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