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Motorists head southbound in the local and express lanes on Interstates 90-94 in slow and thickening traffic as a CTA train enters a station on the first day of the Fourth of July holiday weekend Friday, July 1, 2022, in Chicago.

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

Chicago train

Motorists head southbound in the local and express lanes on Interstates 90-94 in slow and thickening traffic as a CTA train enters a station on the first day of the Fourth of July holiday weekend Friday, July 1, 2022, in Chicago.

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

How bad is Chicago’s traffic, and what are commuting alternatives?

Chicago beat L.A., Houston, and other traffic clogged cities to be named the city with the worst congestion and traffic for the second year in a row, according to a report from the mobility analytics firm, Inrix. Reset hears why and how this affects peoples lives. GUESTS: Joseph Schwieterman, Director of the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development, DePaul University Dave Miska, WBEZ studio operations manager Steve Wright, Vice President of Technology and Operations

Motorists head southbound in the local and express lanes on Interstates 90-94 in slow and thickening traffic as a CTA train enters a station on the first day of the Fourth of July holiday weekend Friday, July 1, 2022, in Chicago.

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

   

Chicago beat L.A., Houston, and other traffic clogged cities to be named the city with the worst congestion and traffic for the second year in a row, according to a report from the mobility analytics firm, Inrix.

Reset hears why and how this affects people’s lives.

GUESTS: Joseph Schwieterman, director of the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development, DePaul UniversityDave Miska, WBEZ studio operations manager

Steve Wright, WBEZ vice president of Technology and Operations

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