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Traffic survey ranks Calgary as 10th best city in the world to drive in

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DH Calgary Staff Sep 27, 2017 8:27 am 977

Calgary is the 10th best city in the world to drive in, according to a new traffic study conducted by German company Kfzteile24.

The study examined several factors including:

    • Congestion levels
    • Public transport options
    •  Average cost of parking
    • Cost of fuel
    • Average speeds
    • Levels of air pollution
    • Accidents and fatalities
    • Road quality and the frequency/perception of road rage

It’s important to note that any traffic delays or congestion caused by temporary construction work were not taken into account for this study.

Once all factors were researched for 100 cities, a final score was calculated for each.

Calgary ranked highest out of all of the Canadian cities to make Kfzteile24’s list. Vancouver placed 48th, Toronto came in 14th and Montreal ranked 13th.

Kolkata, India, was listed as the worst city to drive in as Kfzteile24’s data found that the city had a 69% congestion level.

The 10 best cities in the world to drive in according to Kfzteile24 are:

  1. Dusseldorf, Germany
  2. Dubai, UAE
  3. Zurich, Switzerland
  4. Tokyo, Japan
  5. Basel, Switzerland
  6. Singapore, Singapore
  7. Dortmund, Germany
  8. Vienna, Austria
  9. Munich, Germany
  10. Calgary, Canada
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