In a recent report by the World of Statistics, Lagos, Nigeria, has claimed the unenviable title of the city with the worst traffic congestion globally.
The ranking, based on extensive data analysis, highlights the severe traffic challenges millions of Lagosians face daily.
The list of cities with the worst traffic, compiled by the World of Statistics, reveals the global scope of this issue.
The rankings are as follows:
- Lagos, Nigeria 🇳🇬
- Los Angeles, USA 🇺🇸
- Colombo, Sri Lanka 🇱🇰
- Dhaka, Bangladesh 🇧🇩
- Delhi, India 🇮🇳
- Kolkata, India 🇮🇳
- Mexico City, Mexico 🇲🇽
- Mumbai, India 🇮🇳
- Nairobi, Kenya 🇰🇪
- Manila, Philippines 🇵🇭
”These rankings underscore the global nature of traffic congestion as cities worldwide grapple with increasing urbanization and the associated transportation challenges,” the report noted.
Several major cities in India, such as Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai, also feature prominently in the list, highlighting the traffic woes experienced by their residents.
Furthermore, cities in the United States, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York, are among the top 50 cities with the worst traffic.
”The report serves as a reminder of the pressing need for sustainable urban planning and transportation solutions in major metropolitan areas worldwide.
”Governments, urban planners, and transportation authorities are tasked with finding innovative ways to alleviate traffic congestion and improve city dwellers’ overall quality of life,” a population expert, Dara Adanan, stated.
While traffic congestion remains a complex issue with no easy solutions, the findings from the World of Statistics report provide valuable insights into the scale of the problem and the need for concerted efforts to address it in cities across the globe.