Sprawl by the Numbers

What does sprawl cost you on a daily basis?

Commuters generally know how long their average commute is, and can estimate their out-of-pocket travel costs. What happens when you add in time lost to traffic and congestion and impact to quality of life? That’s not easy for the individual or household to do.

Now you know—the estimate for 50 metropolitan areas is $1,400 per commuter. New research featured in this CityLab piece takes a different approach. See how your city fares here.

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