Sacramento commuters lose HOW MANY hours while driving?!

August 23, 2019

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The commuter life around Sacramento can get pretty ugly, especially during rush hour traffic. 

The Sacramento Bee recently shared that commuters around the Sacramento area are losing 59 hours a year sitting in traffic!

This finding helped the capitol city earn the title of 22nd worst city for commuter delays in the country according to the Texas A&M Traffic Institute. The numbers reported were taken from traffic records in 2017, and that number is expected to creep up to 70 hours a year in 2030. 

Sometimes I miss living in #California, but then I visit & the traffic reminds me I really don't miss living here. #sacramento #sacramentotraffic #highway50

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I'm a commuter myself and I hop on the 99 daily! Personally I don't mind hanging out for an hour or two in order to wait out the traffic jam. The times you want to avoid are between 3 and 5 p.m. 

The Sacramento Bee also reported to avoid traffic on weekends between noon and 2 p.m.  

Hope this helps you for your next drive around the 916. Make sure to tune in to KSFM to keep you entertained while you're pumping the brakes!

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