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Table 4-1 Annual Congestion Delay and Costs: 2000, & 2005-2014


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498 urban areas

Year Travel Time Index Delay per commuter (hours) Total delay (billion hours) Fuel wasted (billion gallons) Total cost (billions of 2014 U.S. Dollars)
2000 1.19 37.0 5.20 2.1 $ 114
2005 1.21 41.0 6.3 2.7 $ 143
2006 1.21 42.0 6.4 2.80 $ 149
2007 1.21 42.0 6.6 2.8 $ 154
2008 1.21 42.0 6.60 2.4 $ 152
2009 1.2 40.0 6.30 2.4 $ 147
2010 1.2 40.0 6.40 2.5 $ 149
2011 1.21 41.0 6.60 2.5 $ 152
2012 1.21 41.0 6.70 3 $ 154
2013 1.21 42.0 6.80 3.1 $ 156
2014 1.22 42.0 6.90 3.1 $ 160

NOTES: Includes 15 very large urban areas (population over 3 million), 32 large urban areas (population over 1 million but less than 3 million), 33 medium urban areas (population over 500,000 but less than 1 million), 21 small urban areas (population less than 500,000), and 397 other urban areas.

SOURCE: Texas A&M University, Texas Transportation Institute, 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, available at http://d2dtl5nnlpfr0r.cloudfront.net/tti.tamu.edu/documents/mobility-sco... as of August 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017