Best/worst cities for drivers

Published On: Mar 13 2013 06:58:00 AM CDT

Personal finance site NerdWallet looked at gas prices, traffic and the availability of parking to rank the best and worst U.S. cities for drivers. Here are the Top 10 for each.

Chicago skyline from John Hancock Center
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2. Chicago -- Gas here is typically 30 percent higher than the national average, largely due to the city's strict environmental regulations. The Windy City does have the nation's second-largest public transportation though, so residents have plenty of ways to avoid those 51 hours spent in traffic each year.

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