10 Sep '11, 2pm

Thought Your Drive Was Bad? Try Commuting into Mexico City

Thought Your Drive Was Bad? Try Commuting into Mexico City

Currently more and more cities continue to grow and act as hubs for employment around the world. It's unlikely that the issues associated with commuting will disappear anytime soon. To try to gain more knowledge on peoples attitudes concerning traffic congestion IBM conducted the 2011 Commuter Pain Survey. By using a speedometer graphic IMB ranked the emotional and economic toll of 20 different cities around the world. According to IMB, the index is comprised of 10 issues: 1) commuting time, 2) time stuck in traffic, agreement that: 3) price of gas is already too high, 4) traffic has gotten worse, 5) start-stop traffic is a problem, 6) driving causes stress, 7) driving causes anger, 8) traffic affects work, 9) traffic so bad driving stopped, and 10) decided not to make trip due to traffic. The cities scored from most painful to least painful: Mexico City: 108; Shenzhen 95;...

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