Another flawed congestion report

Every year TomTom produce a report about how much worse congestion is getting in Auckland, and every year the media lap it up – usually without looking at the flawed methodology of the report. So it was the NZ Herald yesterday: Auckland’s roads are so congested commuters are spending an extra 45 minutes a day – or four working weeks a year – stuck in traffic.…
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TomTom congestion report (repost)

This is a repost from 2013 in the issues with the TomTom congestion report of which the latest version has been released today. TomTom have once again released their meaningless congestion index. TomTom has announced the results of the TomTom Traffic Index 2013, revealing New Zealanders waste up to 93 hours a year stuck in traffic and that Wellingtonian’s experienced the worst traffic delays during peak hours, spending up to an extra 41 minutes in an hour commute.…
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TomTom latest meaningless congestion report

TomTom have once again released their meaningless congestion index. TomTom has announced the results of the TomTom Traffic Index 2013, revealing New Zealanders waste up to 93 hours a year stuck in traffic and that Wellingtonian’s experienced the worst traffic delays during peak hours, spending up to an extra 41 minutes in an hour commute.…
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TomTom’s Congestion Index Report

TomTom have released their annual congestion rankings and reported that Auckland is the 17th most congested city in the world. The City of Sails is fast becoming the City of Snails, and is rising on a list of the world’s most congested cities compiled by navigation firm TomTom.…
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