Impressive traffic jams of megacities
For residents of megalopolises, trips to work in the morning almost always result in many hours standing in traffic jams. These photos show the most huge traffic jams in the most densely populated cities.
The paid fare in Beijing is filled with cars, as people return home from a week-long holiday.
Traffic jam in Beijing.
People waiting for the train to Sao Paulo. According to Reuters, this is one of the biggest traffic jams. The average waiting time of the train was more than three hours to drive 14 km.
Moped drivers crowd at a junction in Taipei.
People climb onto trains ready to leave Dhaka.
Rickshaws are a popular transport in Bangladesh. At festivals and holidays their number can reach 3 million.
Traffic jam in Xiamen in China.
The Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, which connects Ortakoy and Beylerbey, is bridged. According to TomTom GPS statistics, people in Istanbul spend about 125 hours each year in traffic jams.
Cars, buses, scooters and motorcycles all play a part in the traffic in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
Traffic jams in the streets of Jakarta often leave vehicles stationary for long hours.
Passengers took the crowded train to Soweto in South Africa.
Cars stuck in the Oshodi area of Lagos. Traffic jams in Nigeria occur spontaneously and at any time of the day.
The intersection near Shibuya Station in Tokyo is known as one of the most congested intersections where more than 2500 can cross the street during rush hour.
Moscow is always congested. The picture shows a traffic jam on Tverskaya street.
Bangkok, is known as one of the busiest cities in the world. Authorities are taking efforts to eliminate traffic jams, for example, by increasing shipments by river transport.
Passengers waiting for the train to Mumbai.
Bucharest in Romania has a reputation as a European city with the worst traffic jams.