Gridlock led 27 pct of US drivers to abandon trips


By Joan Gralla NEW YORK, May 30 (Reuters) - Traffic was so bad in 10 major U.S. cities that 27 percent of the drivers surveyed gave up and went home in the past three years, a study said on Friday. Some 66 percent of the motorists said they would change how they commute if gasoline prices rise to $5 a gallon. The two most popular gridlock-busters were working from home, an option selected by 30 percent of the drivers, and improved public transportation, also favored by 30 percent of ...

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