If motorists in Berlin are on the Tempelhofer Damm and Mehringdamm, in the direction of the North, on the road, you will lose per day, seven minutes of life. Per year Wait for drivers who are regularly on the congested route adds up to 28 hours. This is the result of an on Tuesday published a study of the traffic data provider Inrix.
speaking of Berlin: In no other German city is it Motorized in busy times so slow as in the Federal capital. In 2018, a driver has lost almost a week in a traffic jam or in slow-moving traffic. According to the study, there were six days and ten hours, or 154 hours.
Berlin is located at a considerable distance ahead of other German cities, but also above the average. In Germany a motorist has lost in the past year, 120 hours. To place two Munich ended up with 140 hours per year, behind Hamburg (139), Leipzig and Stuttgart (both 108).
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Inrix has in its "Global Traffic Scorecard", including the ten roads, the worst roads of Germany to determine which motorists most of the time victims have to. And Berlin is the same landed four Times in the Top Ten of the most frequented sections of road. Where the American company Inrix indicated the route corridors are very inaccurate and it has been taken with the street name.
in Addition, the identified routes are also available as jam make known – be it closed roads, construction sites and too many vehicles. Inrix self noted: "It is likely that Berlin will have far-led läufigere development and the consequences of the division to a greater dependence on the car compared to other German cities."
Slow through the zoo
place in the traffic jam ranking about Berlin ends up with the route of Nuremberg, on the corner of Lietzenburger street to Budapest - about the animal garden and the streets of the Ebert road. Motorists lose on this route in the direction of the East per day, six minutes, and 22 hours in the year.
cross-Berger jams are long
In fifth place, followed Berlin with the distance from the Kottbusser Tor, Skalitzer Strasse, oberbaum bridge and the Warschauer Straße to Frankfurter Tor. Motorists are late per day, four minutes and 16 hours. On the route from the Potsdamer Platz in the direction of the North-East until you reach Danziger Straße lands. For Inrix, the complete section including the Leipzig road and Gruner road is simply the Greifswalder Straße. In addition to Berlin, Hamburg, with three jam tracks in the list, Frankfurt/Main, with two routes and Cologne with a section.
The company Inrix has calculated according to its own data for the "Global Traffic Scorecard", the "annual congestion and mobility trends in more than 200 cities in 38 countries". The data come from traffic authorities and car manufacturers, so it will be used for the data of navigation devices and vehicles. Was compared to the average duration of the trip, with the fastest possible connection. Take into account the entire course of the day, so also primary, secondary and low - traffic times.
500 terabytes of data is processed
For the study, had been used 500 terabytes of data from 300 million in various sources for more than eight million kilometres of road, the company said. The now presented results of the study are based on data, the motorists club ADAC cars works with other Numbers – namely, the queue lengths on the car.
Inrix is a provider of data-based traffic analyses, to control about the traffic better. The company is also working with mobile operators and manufacturers, so that motorists are guided through the onboard computer exactly where even Parking is free. For Germany, Inrix 2018 had submitted a data-based study of what stretches of highway are best suited for highly automated Trucks, the driving part independently.
In other countries, are the traffic jams even longer
by the Way, motorists are in German cities are still quite short in traffic to cities such as Rome, Milan, Paris, London, Milan, Moscow, Rostov and St. Petersburg are significantly more than 200 hours. In Europe, Ranking Berlin way in comparison with the space 27 and with the space 40 in the global cities Ranking well. The worst for motorists in the Colombian capital of Bogotá: motorists per year with 272 hours, i.e. more than 11 days in a traffic jam.
Inrix is leading three reasons why German cities are better than others in Europe. Germany have continuously invested in rail and road networks, and thus the mobility and capacity increases, Inrix. In addition, but was also decreased in the infrastructure for Bicycle and pedestrian traffic more and more invested, and thus the use of Cars. In addition, Germany is the land - use and transport planning in the world and are leading the way in traffic calming projects and innovative transport concepts. There are more Alternatives to the car, so the car would avoid trips.
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all of This has also economic consequences – for the car to come in Berlin to be the most expensive. The information suggests that the direct costs caused by congestion amounting, in Berlin pro drivers on up to 1,340 euros last year. 1.218 Euro in Munich, and 1.212 Euro in Hamburg. Behind Leipzig, Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Frankfurt, and Bonn, with more than 900 euros. According to data from Inrix, the waiting times in a traffic jam, and thus the costs are decreased compared to the previous year in Berlin by five percent.