These are the US’s worst cities for commuters

Another day, another struggle.
Another day, another struggle.
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Americans agree: We hate commuting more than just about anything. Of course, most of us do it anyway: on average, about 25 minutes each way.

But commuting is a lot worse in some places than in others. Yesterday, I mapped the severity of commutes US counties. (The suburbs of New York and Washington, DC, were the worst offenders.)

The length of the weekday slog also varies a fair amount by city. The chart below shows how commutes stack up in the 25 largest US metro areas.

Once again, New York and DC top the list. Tough break.

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This data comes from the 2013 three-year American Community Survey taken by the US Census Bureau. Measurements are taken for areas with a population of over 20,000, and they represent average values for 2011 to 2013.