C.A.A. Says The GTA Has Some Of The Worst Traffic In North America

CAA says our law-makers need to focus attention on relieving congestion on Canadian roadways. They released a new report that found Canada’s worst traffic, mainly here in the GTA, is comparable with than the traffic they deal with in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Toronto has the 9th worst spot in North America (Highway 401 between Highway 427 and Yonge Street). Overall, GTA roads claimed half the spots in both the top 10 most congested areas in the country, with Montreal taking three more.

Here are the top 20 worst bottlenecks in Canada:

  1. Toronto, Highway 401 between Highway 427 and Yonge Street
  2. Toronto, Don Valley Parkway/Highway 404 between Don Mills Road and Finch Avenue
  3. Montreal, Highway 40 between Boulevard Pie-IX and Highway 520
  4. Toronto, Gardiner Expressway between South Kingsway and Bay Street
  5. Montreal, Highway 15 between Highway 40 and Chemin de la Cote-Saint-Luc
  6. Toronto, Highway 401 between Bayview Avenue and Don Mills Road
  7. Toronto, Highway 409 between Highway 401 and Kipling Avenue
  8. Montreal, Highway 25 between Avenue Souligny and Rue Beaubien
  9. Vancouver, Granville Street at SW Marine Drive
  10. Vancouver, W Georgia Street between Seymour Street and W Pender Street
  11. Toronto, Highway 401 between Don Valley Parkway and Victoria Park Avenue
  12. Toronto, Black Creek Drive between Weston Road and Trethewey Drive
  13. Toronto, Highway 401 between Mavis Road and McLaughlin Road
  14. Montreal, Highway 40 between Highway 520 and Boulevard Cavendish
  15. Vancouver, Granville Street between W Broadway Street and W 16th Avenue
  16. Montreal, Highway 20 near 1re Avenue
  17. Quebec City, Highway 73 between Chemin des Quatre Bourgeois and exit to Avenue Dalquier
  18. Toronto, Highway 401 interchange at Highway 427
  19. Toronto, Highway 400 at Highway 401
  20. Vancouver, George Massey Tunnel on Highway 99

Source: CAA

Photo Credit: Steve Harris via iLoveToronto.com


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