Commuters' wasted time in traffic costs $121 billion

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 6:46 a.m. CST, Tuesday, February 5, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas — The nation's commuters are adapting to increasing traffic congestion by building delays into their schedules but at a cost of $121 billion in wasted time and fuel, according to an annual study of national driving patterns released Tuesday.