Traffic in Leeds and Bradford is worse than London, Nottingham, Manchester and Birmingham ...and anywhere else in the country, according to research by TomTom. Average journey times are '27% longer than when traffic in the city is flowing freely and 52% longer during morning rush hour.
The Leeds and Bradford area also has the fastest growing congestion problem in Europe with an increase in congestion of 10% followed by Birmingham and Luxembourg whereas Bern, Rome and Milan have seen the largest decrease in the levels of congestion.
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