30 Incredible Photos That Will Make You Grateful For Your Commute


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The average American spends 38 hours a year stuck in traffic.

It gets worse in the world's megacities: Commuters in Mexico City, Moscow, and Beijing can get stuck in traffic for hours at time.

Natural and human events can make difficult commutes even worse, be it crippling strikes, military coups, extreme storms, or just a ridiculous number of people trying to load onto a train car.


Read on to see incredible photos from around the world that will make you grateful for your own commute.

Alex Davies contributed to this article.