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Paid PostPosted on Apr 18, 2012

The Best And Worst US Cities For Commuting

Some cities were built for driving, but some cities (like those started when the horse and buggy was all the rage) are a commuting nightmare. Take a look at some of the best and worst cities to get around in, or make it easier with the city-friendly Prius c.

Based on average cost per year.

Providence-New Bedford-Fall River (R.I.-Mass.)

Timothy Burling / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: tburling

Average commute cost per year: $406

Richmond, VA

Taber Andrew Bain / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: andrewbain

Average commute cost per year: $411

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Zen Skillicorn / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: skillicorn

Average commute cost per year: $417

Cleveland, OH

b k / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: joiseyshowaa

Average commute cost per year: $423

Rochester, NY

Scott Oves / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: silicon640c

Average commute cost per year: $451

Columbus, OH

John Mueller / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: redarrow101

Average commute cost per year: $451

Cincinnati, OH

OverTheRhine / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: overtherhine

Average commute cost per year: $451

Kansas City, MO

Photoguyinmo Swatzell / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: photoguyinmo

Average commute cost per year: $498

Louisville, KY

Scott Oves / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: silicon640c

Average commute time: 23 Minutes

Average commute cost per year: $521.00

Hartford, CT

Bill / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: global-jet

Average commute cost per year: $541

Based on average cost per year.

Seattle, WA

Bryce Edwards / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: bryce_edwards

Average commute cost per year: $432

Miami, FL

Phillip Pessar / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: southbeachcars

Average commute cost per year: $491

Tucson, AZ

Dave Bezaire / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: dlbezaire

Average commute cost per year: $560

Raleigh, NC

James Willamor / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: bz3rk

Average commute cost per year: $566

Dallas, TX

Benjamin Esham / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: bdesham

Average commute cost per year: $592

San Jose, CA

Mark Sebastian / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: markjsebastian

Average commute cost per year: $620

Phoenix, AZ

Martin Ely / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: smartine

Average commute cost per year: $636

Oxnard, CA

Ken Lund / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: kenlund

Average commute cost per year: $678

Bridgeport, CT

rik-shaw / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: rjs-yes

Average commute cost per year: $787

Austin, TX

Kumar Appaiah / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: akumar

Average commute cost per year: $854