As per the Traffic Index by the Netherlands-based global provider of navigation, traffic and map products TomTom, Bengaluru is the most traffic-congested city in the world. Bengaluru beat 415 cities across 57 countries to earn the title in 2019.
The reports state that in the extra time that people spent in Bengaluru traffic, they could have planted 244 trees, watched 215 episodes of Game of Thrones or watched 139 football matches.
In 2019, a commuter in Bengaluru spent an additional 243 hours in traffic while driving during peak hours, the reports said. Mumbai and Pune also featured in the top five, taking fourth and fifth positions, respectively.
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Manila in the Philippines claimed the second spot on the list. Meanwhile, Mumbai, Pune and New Delhi were the other Indian cities that also featured in the top 10, taking fourth, fifth and eighth places respectively.
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