Worst areas of traffic congestion in South Jersey

    Sitting in traffic when you’re trying to get to work — or trying to get home — is frustrating and all too common for South Jersey commuters. But is traffic congestion in South Jersey getting worse?

    According to a 2010 study by the Texas Transportation Institute, traffic in the Philadelphia area was ranked as the 14th worst for congestion in the United States.

    Where in South Jersey is traffic congestion worst?Tell us in the comments below.

    NJ Transit is considering several ways to fix the state’s traffic congestion, including an $8.3 billion light rail line that would run between Camden and Glassboro. Enhanced bus service around Routes 55/42/676 could also help to alleviate traffic congestion.

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    Until then, we’ll have to suffer. Which area of South Jersey do you think is the worst for traffic congestion? We put together a list, in no particular order, of our top five below. Are we missing any?

    5. Interstate 295

    4. NJ 42 Freeway

    3. Interstate 76

    2. NJ 55 Freeway

    1. Atlantic City Expressway

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