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We're Number 1 Again: In Worst Commutes

It was just a few days ago that the Washington Post declared Los Angeles a transit leader, with the second largest bus ridership in the country and third in light rail usage. The paper also reminds us it was just this past October that the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) named Los Angeles County's Mass Transportation Authority the best public transportation system in the country. We were elated. We were joyous. We were exultant. Our hearts felt full with rainbows and lollipops. Oh, how we long for those halcyon days! Because along comes Forbes to poop on our parade, with news that we're still number 1- - for worst commutes in America. According to the article, (quoting the 2005 Urban Mobility Report) the LA-Long Beach-Santa Ana area is the nexus of commuter hell, with an average annual delay per commuter of 93 hours. Those pussies up north, San Francisco, come in a distant second, with their commuters only delayed an average of 72 hours. Suckers.
· America's Worst Commutes [Forbes]