The Fort Myers-Cape Coral area ranks No. 13 among the most congested cities in the country, according to GPS manufacturer TomTom, which keeps track of traffic patterns and urban congestion worldwide. With a congestion level of 21%, Fort Myers and Cape Coral drivers spent an average of 48 extra hours in rush hour traffic last year, a 2% increase from pandemic-stricken 2020 and no change from pre-pandemic 2019. Fort-Myers-Cape Coral ranks ahead of major metro areas New Orleans (14th), Washington D.C. (15th) and Houston (16th) and just behind Tampa (12th), Atlanta (11th) and Philadelphia (10th) with New York leading all U.S. cities with a 35% congestion rate. Gulfshore Business wants to know how much longer you’re spending in the car during your one-way commute during this seasonal peak. Click here to vote until 10 a.m. Thursday. Results will be released in Friday’s Gulfshore Business Daily newsletter and at gulfshorebusiness.com.
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