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Montreal one of the most congested cities in North America: report

Traffic in Montreal
The start of the morning rush-hour on Autoroute 15 southbound into Montreal from Laval, Que., August, 20, 2013. Mario Beauregard/The Canadian Press
Traffic in Toronto
View of downtown Toronto from Dundas Street West in late afternoon on February 21, 2013. Dominic Chan/The Canadian Press
Vancouver traffic
The ramps allowing traffic to merge between Knight Street and Southeast Marine Drive in Vancouver were also tricky for drivers to navigate in 2013, with well over 200 crashes there. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

Montreal has made the list of the top ten most congested cities in North America, along with Vancouver (#1) and Toronto (#7).

The TomTom Traffic Index compares travel times during non-congested hours with travel times in peak hours.

It reports that the top ten most congested cities in North America, ranked by overall traffic level in the second quarter of 2013 were:

1. Vancouver, Canada

2. Los Angeles, USA

3. San Francisco, USA

4. Honolulu, USA

5. Seattle, USA

6. San Jose, USA

7. Toronto, Canada

8. Washington, USA

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9. New York, USA

10. Montreal, Canada