Vehicles are stuck in a huge traffic jam after a heavy snowfall in the late afternoon that paralyzed traffic in downtown Brussels. Photo: AFP / Georges Gobet
The top 10 worst hot spots for traffic on the planet, where an individual will need a lot of extra time to travel, has been revealed.
According to the annual Traffic Scorecard compiled by traffic and navigation service provider INRIX , traffic congestion in Europe dropped by 18 percent last year compared to 2011, and continues to go down, with an additional 23 percent dip in the first quarter, News.com.au reported.
However, traffic jams in the US are going up, having increased by 6.4 percent over the first quarter of 2013 following two straight years of decline.
The top 10 traffic- congested cities are:
1. Brussels, Belgium
2. Antwerp, Netherlands
3. Los Angeles, US
4. Milan, Italy
5. London, UK
6. Paris, France
7. Honolulu, US
8. Rotterdam, Netherlands
9. Manchester, UK
10. San Francisco, US