H’burg: 12th worst traffic in the state?

Brent Finnegan -- February 24th, 2007

Waldo Jaquith published a list of the 20 localities with the worst traffic in the state, based on 2005 VDOT data for daily vehicle miles traveled. According to that list, Harrisonburg is tied with Richmond. As you can see, it’s mostly NoVa, Richmond, and Hampton Roads-area localities. No other Valley city appears in the top 20, not even Winchester or Roanoke.

Keep in mind it isn’t referring to the total number of cars on the roads or number of traffic lights per mile. This list is based on data for ratio of roads to miles driven. Also, the fact that 81 cuts through town may skew that number higher.


One Response to “H’burg: 12th worst traffic in the state?”

  1. Adam Sharp says:

    Perhaps our General Assembly delegation can explain why we’re not getting an appropriate amount of funding, one more in line with our traffic problems?

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