Moscow and St. Petersburg entered the list of cities with the most congested traffic in the world. Moscow took fourth place, and St. Petersburg – seventh in the TomTom Traffic Index global ranking at the end of 2014.
TomTom’s annual Traffic Index measures the impact traffic congestion has on over 200 cities around the world, helping drivers, businesses and governments better manage congestion.
This year, the Index reveals that the evening rush hour is the most congested time of day on virtually every road network around the world.
According to the rating, the index of congestion in Moscow is 50%, and in the northern capital of Russia – 44%. The first three places of the list are occupied by Istanbul (58%), Mexico (55%) and Rio de Janeiro (51%).