Commuters released 56B extra pounds of carbon dioxide: Study
(NEWSER) – This may not do much to quell road rage: America's commuters each wasted an average of $818 in time and gas while stuck in traffic in 2011, a yearly study finds, for a total of $121 billion nationwide. That's up $1 billion from the year before, the AP reports. US commuters allowed for an average of an hour for a trip that should have taken 20 minutes, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute study reveals—meaning we spent an extra 5.5 billion hours on the road.
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